(The Hechinger Report) As an undergraduate at the University of California–Irvine, Christopher Campbell was almost forced to drop out by repeated double-digit increases in tuition — some in the middle of the academic year — to compensate for massive state budget cuts.

Campbell ultimately made it through and is starting law school at UCI this fall. But he watched classmates driven out of college by the unpredictable mid-year price hikes.

Now he’s pushing an amendment to the California constitution that would ban public universities from raising tuition for students after they’ve enrolled.

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