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State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

February 13, 2014 | 8:30 am

State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

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A new report says freezing tuition now will just shift the burden of new increases to the next recession.

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Trustees Delay Fee Hike Proposal

November 12, 2012 | 4:12 pm

Trustees Delay Fee Hike Proposal

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Update: California State University Trustees announced on Tuesday that they are postponing a plan to hike fees on selected students. The CSU chancellor released the following statement: California State University Trustees have postponed reviewing a plan to improve access and reduce time to degree. The proposal to modify the current undergraduate fee structure was part […]

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August 14, 2012 | 8:22 am

A.M. Splash: Assembly Passes Tuition Break; Solyndra Gives $3.5 Million to Ex-Employees; Immigrant Relief Period Begins Wednesday

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Major tuition break OKd by Assembly (SF Chronicle) Middle-class students at California’s public universities are one big step closer to receiving a major tuition break, after the Assembly narrowly approved a measure Monday that would fund college scholarships by eliminating a corporate tax break. Solyndra agrees to pay $3.5 million in a settlement with its […]

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UC Regents Agree to Freeze Tuition if Tax Measure Passes

July 18, 2012 | 10:28 am

UC Regents Agree to Freeze Tuition if Tax Measure Passes

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University of California leaders have agreed to hold tuition at 2011-12 levels if Gov. Brown’s tax initiative passes on the November ballot, KQED’s Ana Tintocalis reports. In addition to making the tuition commitment, a committee of the UC Board of Regents also formally endorsed the tax measure. Here’s background from Associated Press: Under the recently […]

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UC Tuition Could Rise Sharply if Tax Measure Fails

July 11, 2012 | 12:27 pm

UC Tuition Could Rise Sharply if Tax Measure Fails

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By Terence Chea, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP)  — University of California students will likely face a steep midyear tuition increase if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative. The 10-campus system will need to consider raising tuition by as much as 20 percent in January if the November ballot measure fails, according to documents […]

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February 7, 2011 | 1:22 pm

UC, CSU Chancellors: No Tuition Hikes in Response to Proposed Cuts

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KQED’s John Myers tweets that both CSU Chancellor John Reed and UC Chancellor Mark Yudof have stated that the governor’s proposed $500 million in higher education budget cuts will not trigger tuition hikes at state schools. Reed, however, said CSU will cut degrees and admissions. The remarks came at a press event. Meanwhile, California Watch […]

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