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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 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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