Photos: Georgia Students For Public Higher Education March 15 rally against budget cuts
On March 15, Georgia Students for Public Higher Education sponsored a state-wide demonstration at the capitol in downtown Atlanta. GSPHE was formed at Georgia State University in Fall 2009 to fight a $200 fee increase for university students. In March legislators announced plans for massive tuition and fee increases, as well as furloughs and layoffs of campus staff and faculty. Now, students in all corners of the state have become involved with the fight for accessible higher education.
Following the rally, hundreds of students marched to a nearby park for a mass meeting.