Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Arizona's High College Tuition

Published: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:35pm
Updated: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 1:48pm
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The teacher strike isn’t the only education news this week.

Last year, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents for charging unconstitutionally high tuition. Just yesterday, a judge dismissed the lawsuit, though an appeal is expected.

It’s a win for the three public universities in Arizona, but for some, it still leaves questions about what it means to make college education “as nearly free as possible” for students.

Rachel Leingang, the higher education reporter for the Arizona Republic, joined us to talk about that.

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