Groups rally for affordable education

Posted October 7, 2010 3:42 p.m. EDT
Updated October 7, 2010 6:34 p.m. EDT

— A consortium of activist groups gathered in downtown Raleigh Thursday afternoon to mark the National Day of Action to Defend Public Education.

The groups, which included student Democratic organizations from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina, listed among their goals an end to tuition hikes within the UNC system and affordable access to higher education for all students.