Universities: Tuition or Higher Taxes

The California tuition battle continues unabated. Last week 3,000 students from the state university marched through the streets of Sacramento for a protest rally at the capitol plaza. There, student and faculty speakers took turns denouncing Governor Ronald Reagan's proposal to impose tuition and cut the budget at both the university and the state colleges. During the rally, the Governor showed up and heard one professor accuse him of seeking to "dismantle California's institutions of higher learning." But Reagan earned applause with his earnest offer to discuss the schools' problems "around the table in an atmosphere of good...

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