BREAKING: UC Regents Vote to Lower Tuition for First Time in Nearly 20 Years
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  • The UC regents voted on an $8.7-billion spending plan for 2018-19 that included the first tuition decrease in nearly 20 years. Above, UC Berkeley student Calvin Nguyen, left, speaks out against tuition hikes at a UC Board of Regents meeting. (Credit: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

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    After months of fighting against higher costs, University of California students are poised for a pleasant surprise this year: a tuition decrease. UC regents, who begin their two-day meeting Wednesday in San Francisco, plan to vote on an $8.7-billion spending plan for 2018-19 that includes the first tuition decrease in nearly 20 years. The proposed $60 decrease — the result of eliminating a surcharge added in 2007 to pay for legal bills — would bring down base tuition and fees […]