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Feedback at 5:00: Paying For College

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It may soon be a little easier for Oregon college students to afford school.

A new bill would allow students to attend class, then repay tuition at a later date based on their earnings.

The new "pay it forward" bill applies to Oregon's 7 State Universities.

It's now waiting for the governor's review and signature.

Those who earn more would pay more back, and those who earn less, would owe less.

The program would replace the more traditional student loans.

Initial start up costs could be as high as 9-billion dollars, but that money would be paid back as more graduates got better paying jobs.

Would you like to see a plan like this used in Michigan. 

Why or why not? It's tonight's Feedback at 5:00.