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August 30, 2012
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Some education should be rural

Under a proposal approved by Nevada regents last week, universities and colleges will be funded based on their output rather than their enrollment.

Conceived by a consultant and clearly benefiting Southern Nevada schools, it looks like an attempt to shift funding from far flung Northern Nevada schools to the three institutions of higher learning in Southern Nevada.

We've heard again and again how college students in the Las Vegas Valley receive less per student than their northern counterparts.

We won't argue, it's true. It's called economy of scale, and we're a bit shocked that the largest institutions of higher learning …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 30, 2012 06:35PM Published Aug 30, 2012 06:34PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.