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Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'
Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'

California State University trustees Wednesday moved to place tighter controls on controversial student fees that have drawn criticism as a backdoor way to raise tuition. The recommendations were presented to the board by a working group led by Chancellor Timothy P. White, after the state Legislature placed a moratorium on new so-called student success fees and asked White to conduct a review. The moratorium on additional fees will remain in place until 2016. Success fees have already been enacted at a dozen of the system's 23 campuses and range from $162 to $830 when fully implemented. These charges come in addition to tuition, room and board. The trustees voted unanimously to...

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