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TUITION: Don’t devalue GET contributions

Re: “State GET program may not cover cost” (TNT, 1-29).

I was disturbed to read about proposed differential tuition rates and the effect they will have on families who use the Guaranteed Education Tuition program to prepay tuition. In the article, state Sen. Jim Kastama characterized the proposal as a “bait and switch.”

Our family would be one of those affected by the proposal. We are contributing almost $71,000 into the GET program in lump sum and custom monthly payments over the next 13 years to send our 5-year-old son to college. I thought that this program was backed

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