Tuition increases capped at 3 percent

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Council on Postsecondary Education has capped tuition increases at public colleges and universities at 3 percent.
   
The cap applies to in-state undergraduate students for the upcoming school year.
   
A statement from the council says it is the smallest average tuition increase for Kentucky public institutions in more than a decade.
   
Council President Bob King said the board felt that tuition increases should be kept "as minimal as possible" given the "challenging economic environment" that students are facing.

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