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May 19, 2020
The new college’s funding should go to other schools, legislators say. Defenders insist the school will help the newly unemployed retrain.
February 12, 2020
Budget proposes incentives, recruitment programs and training to fill needed teaching positions.
July 10, 2019
Legislators hope increasing financial aid for summer school will help students graduate faster.
June 14, 2019
The budget provides an increase to 41,000 Cal Grants for older students to pay tuition. Advocates say more help is needed and hope for bigger reforms next year.
May 30, 2019
Gov. Newsom said college students who are parents of dependent children deserve a special helping hand. But legislators say they want to aid a wider group of older students.
May 10, 2019
Much debate is ahead about legislation to expand Cal Grants beyond tuition costs. Gov. Newsom says state must balance different needs.
December 12, 2018
Just over half of voters said free community college tuition should be a high or very high priority for new state funding, new poll finds.
November 16, 2018
California voters support guaranteeing minimum levels of state funding for public universities, survey finds.
September 18, 2018
The request for the 2019-20 fiscal year, is the opening round in budget negotiations between the college system, the Legislature and the governor’s office, an annual process that ends with a new state budget in June, 2019.
August 31, 2018
Proposed legislation related to districts in fiscal distress would provide state aid to cover a portion of future deficits.
June 22, 2018
Language added to the state budget will make it easier for unions to recruit and keep members as the high court is set to rule on the mandatory fees they charge.
June 21, 2018
Efforts to expand California's ban on suspending students for “willful defiance," now limited to K-3 grades, also still in play.
June 13, 2018
A fiscal analysis by an independent agency says the district is in “financial distress.”
June 7, 2018
Districts are hoping the upcoming state budget will include financial relief such as deferred state loans, flat per-student payments, and flexibility to sell or lease surplus property.