Tuition Hikes

A federal judge has approved a $1 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during a protest at the University of California, Davis in 2011. Via: Under the settlement, UC agreed Read more...
The 10 hours and 35 minutes of video footage shot by the NYPD during the raid of Zuccotti Park that was released by Anonymous on Monday gives a more expansive view of what happened on the morning of November 15, 2011, albeit in a more Read more...
Everybody is now talking about the student debt crisis, but nothing is being done about it. Thanks in large part to the great public amplifier of the Occupy movement, this year’s presidential contenders have been forced to embrace Read more...
Action meant to raise awareness of out-of-control student debt and prompt nationwide protest NEW YORK - Relentless tuition hikes, even at public institutions, have contributed to an astonishing student debt burden of more than $1 Read more...
Thirteen students attending six Cal State University campuses have announced that they will begin a hunger strike on Wednesday, and citing the failure of traditional routes to result in any dialogue to address their concerns about tuition Read more...

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Massive unrest is sweeping Quebec in Canada where 15,000 students have taken the streets... Read more...
As Diane reported at our Occupy site, this week, sadly we got another example of police officers getting out of hand in their response to a protest by students -- 30 Pepper-Sprayed at Santa Monica College Protest Included 4-Year-Old: Thirty Santa Read more...
Thirty Santa Monica College students were treated for injuries, including a 4-year old with as many as 5 hospitalized on Tuesday after being pepper-sprayed during a protest against a plan to possibly quadruple fees to $180 per unit or more for the most popular classes, which are already hard to get into. Students protested outside at board of trustees meeting. Read more...
Francis Grenier, a student at Cégep de Saint-Jérôme, suffered a serious eye injury when shrapnel became lodged in his eye from flash-bang grenades fired by police at students during a protest over tuition fee hikes. As many as 1,000 Read more...
On Thursday, students, faculty and staff gathered at the US Santa Cruz campus entrance for an Occupy Education day protest against state budget cuts, and the increasing tuition costs... Read more...