U Of Colorado Regents Extend In-State Tuition To Military Dependents

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Friday, February 3, 2012

The University of Colorado's Board of Regents on Wednesday passed a measure directing chancellors to start a pilot program that will grant in-state tuition to the dependents of military personnel if they've attended high school in Colorado for at least two years.

The measure, sponsored by Regent Sue Sharkey, R-Windsor, received unanimous approval from the board.

Prior to the vote, Sharkey told the board that the children of military personnel have transitioned from "one school to another throughout their K-12 education."

The in-state benefit at CU would allow those students to return to Colorado and attend one of CU's campuses at in-state rates if their families had moved to another base out of state or have been deployed overseas.

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