Financial Options for Restoring Quality and Access to Public Higher Education in California: 2012/13

Post By Stanton A. Glantz and Eric Hays

Executive Summary

Huge cuts to state funding and steep increases in student fees have eroded access to affordable college degrees in California’s public higher education system. 

This report estimates what it would cost – through restored taxpayer funding or tuition increases – to restore quality and to reopen the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges to the thousands of qualified students excluded by recent budget cuts.

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