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Time to tackle Harford Community College's persistent tuition increases [Editorial]

Time to tackle Harford Community College's persistent tuition increases [Editorial]

The people who run Harford County's public school system are probably just a little bit envious of their counterparts at Harford Community College these days.

Unlike the public schools, which are solely at the mercy of state and county elected officials for most of the money they need to operate, if the HCC administration and trustees are running short of the money they think they need to operate, they have the option to raise student tuition and/or fees.

While true that this model has been emulated by HCPS in recent years in the form of pay-to-play, the money that comes in is small change for a $450 million school system budget. HCC, on the other hand, depends on tuition...

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