California assemblywoman introduces bill to freeze Cal State tuition until 2020

A state assembly bill introduced this month would prohibit California State University and the California Community Colleges from increasing tuition and any mandatory student fees until the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Dubbed the “Student Protection Act,” Assembly Bill 393 cites rising student debt and past tuition increases that outpaced inflation and cost of living as reasons for the proposed freeze. AB 393 also “urged” the UC Regents to “adopt policies that are consistent” with the provisions of the bill.

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by Rosanna Xia, The Los Angeles Times.

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