University of California
A UC system for Californians first

To the editor: Ah, for the good-old days, when Californians understood the value of education for everyone. My husband and I, our son, our sisters, nieces and nephews all attended University of California schools in those glory days when Californians "got it." ("A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system," Aug. 17) Am I really expected to believe that, with about 30% of UC admissions at the three most competitive schools being non-residents, "no California residents are being pushed out"? The $400 million gained from having these higher-paying students in UC is a drop in the bucket for California. How much extra would each...