California colleges and universities will share in $5 billion from the federal aid: Half will help students cover tuition and basic needs such as housing. The other half will ease campus losses in pandemic and costs of online classes.
California higher education supporters say the state legislature needs to change an arcane state law that inadequately funds efforts
to diversify community college faculty. An EdSource investigation revealed the system's failings.
Chancellor of 115 community colleges says system has "converted nearly 100 percent of the in-person instruction, the general instruction that leads to an associate degree for transfer to some sort of remote learning platform"