Students, officials praise plan to freeze tuition

Monday, December 16, 2013

A plan to freeze tuition and fees for South Dakota residents attending state-run universities is good news for students who have struggled to stay in school as costs have risen in recent years, according to the leader of a student organization.

"Seeing this sort of thing happen in South Dakota is absolutely major. It's phenomenal, knowing that our voices as students are being heard," said DJ Smith, a University of South Dakota student who is executive director of the university system's Student Federation.

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