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Lawmakers to Examine Ballooning Cost Of Tuition Program For Texas Veterans Tuesday

The Texas Tribune

State university leaders have long complained about what they call an underfunded mandate to provide an increasing number of veterans and their dependents a free college education under the Hazlewood Act

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