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Why state didn’t overhaul college student aid this year — but could soon

It has long been a refrain among California students struggling to pay for housing, food and textbooks: There’s more to the high cost of college than tuition. Early this year, as state lawmakers convened, hopes were high that finally, California was listening. Moved by reports of homelessness, food insecurity and consumer ripoffs on campus — […]