Tuition Will Not Increase at California State University Next Year

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Students protest outside the California State University Office of the Chancellor as CSU trustees vote on a tuition increase in March 2017. Thomas R. Cordova Los Angeles Daily News via AP

California State University has abandoned its plans to raise tuition next year.

Chancellor Timothy White announced Friday that the CSU Board of Trustees will no longer consider a proposal to hike student fees by 4 percent in the 2018-19 academic year, which was set for a vote next month. The 23-campus system will instead focus on lobbying the state for more funding.

Given its multibillion-dollar budget surplus, White said in an interview, California "should use the public's money to invest in its future."...

To read entire article by Alexei Koseff, visit The Sacramento Bee.

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