Map: How much has your state cut higher education funding since 2008? – Vox

One reason student debt has skyrocketed is that public colleges and universities, which most students attend, were absolutely devastated by the recession. That led them to raise tuition prices. And although the financial picture looks better now than it did a few years ago, higher education institutions still haven’t recovered.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities put together this interactive map showing how much per-student funding has dropped and how much tuition has increased since 2008:

via Map: How much has your state cut higher education funding since 2008? – Vox.