higher ed

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Most Hoosiers value education beyond high school, according to an annual survey, but almost three-quarters believe financial strains from the COVID-19 pandemic pushed higher education further out of reach.

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Indiana’s public colleges and universities have adjusted their approach to lawmakers ahead of the 2021 budget to account for COVID-19.

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Legislation to spend nearly $300 million in excess budget surplus dollars on higher education building projects is headed to the governor’s desk.

The Senate approved the measure 38 to 8 Thursday.

Democrats have sharply criticized the bill. Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) argues it’s about priorities.