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A Penn State student walks past Old Main on the Penn State main campus in State College, Pa., in 2015. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
A Penn State student walks past Old Main on the Penn State main campus in State College, Pa., in 2015. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
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New data from the Labor Department show tuition increases at colleges and graduate schools have come into line with overall inflation after years of rising at rapid rates.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson looks at why this is happening now with The Atlantic's Derek Thompson (@DKThomp).

This segment aired on July 24, 2017.

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