The conversation: The political, emotional and financial state of college students
With today's approval to raise tuition at California State universities 15.5%, we have to ask: Will the middle class get priced out of local colleges?
And when it comes to growing up, have students become less independent, less resilient and are "helicopter" parents to blame? [Room for Debate]
--Alexandra Le Tellier
Photo: After leaving the meeting, students and others opposed to increases in student fees stage a protest in the lobby outside a meeting of the trustees of the California State University, at headquarters in Long Beach on Tuesday. Credit: Reed Saxon/AP photo.