Frisco ISD students adapt to rising college tuition

For Frisco ISD students, rising tuition costs are changing the way students approach college, whether by taking more dual credit courses or working through college, Lonestar High School lead counselor Abby Cole said. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board estimates the average cost of tuition and fees for a full-time undergraduate student is $28,639 per year. The affects of these rising costs are reaching state lawmakers. Prioritized by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Senate Bills 18 and 19 going through the Texas Legislature aim to decrease tuition costs at public universities, which are rising an average of 6 percent per year, […]


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