In 2016, California voters approved a facilities bond providing a $2 billion infrastructure investment in California’s community colleges. Nevertheless, the May Revision adds only four additional projects or nine of the 29 shovel-ready capital projects
On May 2nd, the League hosted a Legislative Webinar to provide an update on Governor Brown's 2017-18 Budget Proposal and pending legislation. To download the webinar, click here.
The Budget Trailer Bill Language is the implementing language of the California State Budget Bill.
The 2017-18 budget again departs from the statutory Proposition 98 split of 10.93 percent and proposes a split of 10.87 percent for California Community Colleges. If approved, community colleges - which currently have the lowest per-student rate in California, will received about $44 million few
Today, Governor Brown released his 2017-18 state budget proposal – a budget urging focus and restraint. In recognition of the potential to enhance advising, curricular alignment, and meaningful and timely assessment the Governor dedicates substantial resources to Guided Pathways.
Yesterday, the Legislature approved a 2016-17 California State Budget of $122.5 billion. While the Budget Conference Committee concluded its negotiations and approved a state spending plan on June 9, the full Legislature approved the final budget on the afternoon of June 15. We are grateful tha
The Senate and Assembly subcommittees on education finance have completed their hearings and took action reflecting their response to the Governor’s May Revision. Both houses recognized, along with Governor Brown, the significant role California Community Colleges have as the state's workforce e
Governor Brown’s just-released 2016-17 May Revision represents a cautious and pragmatic budget proposal that maintains earlier commitments to education while exercising restraint in light of a slow-growth economy and an uncertain revenue future.