STUDENTS AND FACULTY PUSH FOR MAJOR HIGHER ED INVESTMENT TO FREEZE COSTS
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 7, 2016.....About 300 students, faculty members and activists gathered at the State House on Monday to lobby for more public higher education funding, saying students from all economic backgrounds need access to affordable and accessible education.
Led by the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM), attendees planned to visit with legislators to push the state to freeze tuition and fees at the 29 public higher education institutions in the state, and to commit to a plan for debt-free higher education.
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