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Ga. colleges: Affordability a growing problem for low-income students

A group of education reporters and editors recently created a website to track how much money students from different income brackets are paying to attend college.

One immediate takeaway from the folks who created the free site, called TuitionTracker.org: Students from lower-income families are paying more for college than they were a few years ago.

Political leaders in Georgia and much of the nation have looked for ways in recent years with mixed results to make college more affordable for lower-income students as data continues to show they’re paying more in tuition and it’s taking a greater portion of their family income.

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