UC Berkeley among institutions that increase financial mobility

UC Berkeley was found to be among several elite institutions that facilitate low-income students moving upward economically into the top 1 percent, as shown in a study released in January by the Equality of Opportunity Project, which analyzes ways to improve educational opportunities for college-age students. In the study, UC
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Berkeley City College students are shown here studying. Some students worry about how the new bill will affect their ability to get the classes they need.

Legislature passes bill aiming to add higher-cost community college classes

California’s community colleges may soon be able to charge higher fees for certain high-demand classes, after both houses of the California State Legislature passed a bill earlier this month. Normally, California residents pay about $46 per unit to take classes at community colleges, with each class offering about three units.
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