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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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)