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Blog California lawmakers chip away at state’s college affordability crisis

On July 6, 2017, CALmatters reported, “California lawmakers chip away at state’s college affordability crisis.” CALmatters is a ...

Blog New Op-Ed: The University of California Doesn’t Need Fixing

On June 9, 2017, Fox & Hounds published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public ...

Blog LA Times Op-Ed: When California and the UC system fight, the state’s kids and its economy lose

On June 5, 2017, the Los Angeles Times editorial board published an op-ed “When California and the UC system fight, the state’s ...

Blog New Op-Ed: Adequate Cal State Funding Can Ease Teacher Shortage

On March 22, 2017, Fox & Hounds published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for ...

Blog LA Times Op-Ed: The problem with the cost of college isn’t the price but who’s paying the bill

On Feb. 23, 2017, the Los Angeles Times published an op-ed from Andrew J. Policano, a professor of economics and public policy and former ...

Blog New Op-Ed: Higher Education is a State Responsibility

On Feb. 6, 2017, Fox & Hounds published an op-ed from Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public ...

Blog Statement from Yes to Higher Ed on June 9 Budget Agreement

Yes to Higher Ed co-chairs Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine released this statement on the June 9, 2016, Budget Agreement: BUDGET AGREEMENT ...

Blog To add UC students, increase funding!

A new opinion piece from Yes to Higher Ed co-chairs Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine ran in The Sacramento Bee on June 7, 2016. ...

Blog New op-ed: “Legislature Should Fund, Not Micromanage UC”

A new opinion piece from Yes to Higher Ed co-chairs Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine ran in Fox & Hounds on May 24, 2016.  Here’s ...

Blog GOVERNOR’S REVISED BUDGET MAINTAINS HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING

On May 13, 2016, Co-chairs of the California Coalition for Public Higher Education, Dick Ackerman and Mel Levine, responded to Governor ...