This “first look” analysis examines Governor Brown’s revised state budget proposal for 2017-18, the state fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2017.
Search Results for: Shifting Higher Education Costs to Students and Families
Last week, in the run-up to Governor Brown’s May Revision, we blogged about the five things we were looking for in his revised 2013-14 budget and the ensuing budget debate. Here we reflect back on what were looking for — and provide a brief take on what we’ve seen. Our initial analysis of the May Revision […]
California continues to cut higher education funding reversing a historic commitment to the state’s public colleges and universities. The state’s commitment to higher education predates the 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education, one of the first Governor Brown’s signature accomplishments. The halcyon days of the 1960 Master Plan, which reaffirmed the commitment that all qualified […]
A recent Field poll suggests that half of California voters (51 percent) are not aware of the deep cuts made to balance the state’s budget during the past three years. University of California (UC) data starkly illustrate the impact of these cuts. In 1990-91, state General Fund dollars paid more than 75 percent of the cost […]