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|The cost of obtaining a university education in the U.S. has soared 12 fold over the past three decades, a sign the educational system is in need of reform. 'Soaring tuition and shrinking incomes are making college less and less affordable,' Senator Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat and chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said in an e-mailed statement. 'For millions of young people, rising college costs are putting the American dream on hold, or out of reach.'|
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