California Master Plan for Higher Education faces new scrutiny, old challenges

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The California Master Plan for Higher Education, a framework document conceived in 1959 that coordinates the responsibilities of the UC, CSU and community college systems, has weathered a severe decline in state funding, changing demographics and a complete technological revolution.

Due to these extreme changes, student groups and others are demanding a new master plan altogether, claiming the current policy is out-of-date and in need of reform.

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