Gavin Newsom promised college savings accounts for kindergarteners. He’s taken a $50M step
The cost of going to college in California has grown dramatically.
Take tuition and fees at the University of California. Today’s undergraduates pay $14,400, or six times what students did four decades ago, when adjusted for inflation, according to the nonprofit California Budget & Policy Center. Those costs have increased at an even faster clip at the California State University system.