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A Truly Devastating Graph on State Higher Education Spending | The Atlantic | March 2013

The chart below from the Center On Budget and Policy Priorities estimates how much each of the 50 states has slashed per-student funding for its university systems since the start of the recession, adjusted for inflation. In Arizona, where the cuts were the deepest, funding has been hacked in half. Nationwide, legislatures have sliced off 28 percent on average. Only two states – Wyoming and oil-rich North Dakota – have increased it, by the think tank’s calculations.