California college students march over funding cuts
BERKELEY, Calif. College students have held protests at campuses across California and some held a mock funeral at the state's Capitol, all to protest rising higher education costs.The demonstrations Wednesday were organized by student leaders in all three of California's public higher education systems.
Students were complaining in part about fees that have risen by about 60 percent in the past decade. They're also upset about funding cuts.
One student says, "Years and years of successive budget cuts have made it harder and harder for Californians to achieve the educational opportunity that they deserve and that made California strong."
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