Long-term legislation solution to stopping annual tuition increases - Opinion - Daily 49er - Califor

Long-term legislation solution to stopping annual tuition increases - Opinion - Daily 49er - Califor

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Long-term legislation solution to stopping annual tuition increases By Joanne Tucker Published: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2010 01:11 Last week the Cal State University board of trustees passed another tuition increase for students: a 5 percent increase for spring 2011 and a 10 percent increase for next school year. For next year's 10 percent increase, the CSU hopes the state Legislature will return to the money to the CSU in next year's budget. This increase and plea seem all too familiar, but unfortunately, the increase was necessary, which is not at the fault of the trustees but our state legislators and the general voting population. Yes, according to the CSU website, 50 percent of CSU students receive financial aid and, yes, families that make up to $180,000 annually will receive a new federal tax cut. However, how long will this tax cut last, and more so, what about the money the CSU is hoping the state government will hand over? We tried that last year and it didn't work as well as we dreamed. Where are the long-term solutions the CSU and University of California master plans had seemingly put forth from the beginning? Well, California voters and legislators slowly wiped out
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course REAL ESTAT 83676 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '97 term at Golden Gate.

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