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Voters strongly oppose UC tuition hike, poll finds
Voters strongly oppose UC tuition hike, poll finds

California voters overwhelmingly oppose a tuition increase at University of California campuses, even if that forces the colleges to cut spending or accept more out-of-state students who pay higher fees, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. In addition, they say that California has done a poor job of making a college education affordable. Those polled support Gov. Jerry Brown's call for the UC system to use its resources more efficiently over pleas by University of California President Janet Napolitano for additional state funding, which she argues is necessary to ensure its continued quality. The clash between Brown and Napolitano has pushed UC finances and...