The vote by the board at a meeting in Twin Falls doesn't mean the costs of going to public college, university, or community college will actually increase more than 10 percent, though. That decision is left up to each school's board.
State funding for higher education, which was cut by over 10 percent in the current budget, could face more cuts next year. Higher education has seen it's slice of the appropriations pie shrink since the mid-1990s.
IdahoReporter.com contacted the Board of Education for comment, but had not heard back from anyone at the time of this writing.
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