Michele Siqueiros

Campaign for College Opportunity

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President of the Campaign for College Opportunity, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that studies access to higher education in California

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While student protesters were shouting, the UC Board of Regents today confirmed yesterday’s committee vote,  approving tuition hikes  of as much as five percent a year for the next…

UC and Governor Brown: the Battle Continues

While student protesters were shouting, the UC Board of Regents today confirmed yesterday’s committee vote, approving tuition hikes of as much as five percent a year for the next…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Despite new taxes for education passed by the voters in 2012, the University of California’s getting just half the state money it did a decade ago.

Out-of-State Students Increasing UC Presence

Despite new taxes for education passed by the voters in 2012, the University of California’s getting just half the state money it did a decade ago.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In the 1960s, California made a pledge to its young people: if you wanted a college education, you could get one, starting with Community College.

Students Taking Longer to Earn Degrees from Community Colleges

In the 1960s, California made a pledge to its young people: if you wanted a college education, you could get one, starting with Community College.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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