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Not Too Late to Urge Veto of Two-Tiered Tuition and Fees Bill

With the bill signing deadline still 10 days away, CTA and a coalition of higher education and student groups are continuing efforts to persuade Gov. Jerry Brown to veto AB 955, a bill by Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) that would create a two-tier fee system in community colleges by authorizing six pilot colleges to charge their students exorbitant fees for intersession courses.

These fees will cost more than $750 for a typical three-unit community college course. 

This increase would make some community college courses more expensive than courses offered by the CSU.

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