California colleges, lawmakers turn to technology in face of budget crisis
Tuition and student fees continue to rise in the Golden State as colleges look for ways to make higher education more affordable
By Dennis Carter, Assistant EditorRead more by Denny Carter
It now costs more to attend a public California college than Harvard University, and California campus officials are pushing for a centralized online learning repository and lawmakers are proposing a free open source textbook library that could all but eliminate students’ textbook costs, while state budget cuts threaten to make higher education even more expensive in 2013. Read more with registration.