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What Law Governs In-State Tuition?

Question: What law says you have to be a state resident to receive In-State tuition? An example of any state works. (For High School Debate)

In-state tuition practices are set by the board of higher education in each state, and I would call these “regulations" or—better yet—“policies" rather than “laws." They can vary a lot from state to state ... not only in how they appear in writing but also in how they are interpreted and enforced. (You will sometimes even see variations among public institutions in the same state!)

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