Just six years ago, tuition at the University of California was $5357. Tuition is currently $12,192. According to current proposals, it will be $22,068 by 2015-2016.
It's not just skyrocketing tuition, it's also the coordinated campaign against Pell Grants and other forms of student aid.
At present course, only the wealthy will be able to afford higher education. And really, that would be perfectly okay with them.
Less competition for their offspring.