Calif. governor proposes $1B in community-college funding

01/13/2014 | Oakland Tribune (Calif.), The

California Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking $1 billion in new funding for the state's community colleges as part of a new state budget proposal released last week. The proposal, if approved by the Legislature, would freeze tuition and provide funding for schools to add classes, enroll more students and help students who are struggling academically. "The fact that he is adding enrollment is good news. It's huge," said Lorenzo Legaspi, vice chancellor for business services at the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. "We've been cutting enrollment and cutting back on classes."

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