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Higher Education Cutback

NPR's Richard Gonzales reports that colleges and universities are facing rough financial times. Public universities are feeling the repercussions from state budget deficits, and some private schools have seen their investments dwindle. University of California regents are among many state officials considering tuition hikes. Others are looking at layoffs and larger classes. (5:00)

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Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco. Along with covering the daily news of region, Gonzales' reporting has included medical marijuana, gay marriage, drive-by shootings, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, the U.S. Ninth Circuit, the California State Supreme Court and any other legal, political, or social development occurring in Northern California relevant to the rest of the country.
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