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STORIES

New op-ed: UC Nobel winners underscore value of investments in higher education

On October 14, 2020, the San Francisco Chronicle published this op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education, titled, …

New Op-Ed: Make up for COVID-19 losses by investing in California higher education

On June 13, 2020, CalMatters published an op-ed from Yes to Higher Ed co-chairs Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine titled “Make up for COVID-19 losses by investing …

STATEMENT ON PROPOSITION 13 RESULTS

Bipartisan Network Vows to Continue its Work to Support Public Higher Education

LOS ANGELES – (March 11, 2020) – Following is a statement from the California Coalition …

Op-Ed: Vote ‘YES’ On Proposition 13: How YOU can play a role in shaping the future

On February 28, 2020, UC Riverside’s The Orion published an op-ed from Trevor Guthrie, Associated Student president.  Titled “Vote ‘YES’ On Proposition 13: How YOU can …

Letter to the Editor: Approving Prop. 13 will revive the American Dream

On February 26, 2020, San Joaquin Delta College’s The Collegian published a letter to the editor from Colm Fitzgerald, a second year political science student at …