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August 9, 2001

60 per cent hike in US students' costs
A United States Census Bureau survey shows a 60 per cent increase in the average amount charged for college tuition and room and board for in-state students at four-year public colleges and universities between 1989-99.   

Extra cash ends NZ funding stand-off
A stand-off over funding between the New Zealand government and the country’s universities has ended with the announcement of a one-off handout of NZ$35 million (£10.5 million) by tertiary education minister Steve Maharey.

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