U.S. students protest fee hikes at universities

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(Reuters) – Students and faculty at California’s public universities rallied across the state on Thursday to protest steep fee hikes they say have damaged a system of higher education long the envy of the nation.

More than 100 such events in more than 30 states were scheduled for a “Day of Action” in support of public education, prompted by tuition hikes and program cuts that reflect financial problems affecting nearly every U.S. state.

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