California Gold Rush? We’ll See

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College affordability and tuition hikes are front and center in the Golden State right now. State officials believe they’ve uncovered a ‘silver bullet’ solution for low-income students while a funding skirmish over the state’s university system threatens to overburden others.

Just after the school year began in September, the state legislature enacted two bills intended to provide additional college financial aid relief to low-income students. Now, with just a week left for residents to take advantage of the tax incentive program, its looking like the Cal Grant B Access Awards will be bigger than ever. Continue reading