UC leaders delay the vote until May to give extra time for lobbying in Sacramento for more state funding. They had said that the 2.7 percent increase was needed to increase enrollment, hire faculty, maintain buildings and improve mental health services. But Gov. Jerry Brown said regents should "reject outright" the plan to raise tuition.
Only former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa commits to taking on teacher tenure and seniority laws if elected governor. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says "crisis" of demoralized teachers is a more important issue.