Higher education key to reviving economy

I am a community college student in Los Angeles. And I want to hear the candidates spell out what theyre planning to do to make higher education more affordable and more accessible. In California, public colleges and universities were hit hard by the recession. The state closed its budget gap in large part by slashing funding to higher education. Fees and tuition have risen as a result. At the community college level, fees have doubled and are set to increase again this fall.

Higher education key to reviving economy