In his proposed budget for 2018-19, Governor Jerry Brown included a proposal to fund the state’s California Community College system more equitably. The new formula would allocate resources to community college districts based more on student needs, along with incentivizing programs and practices that increase student success and completion in higher education. Our latest equity alert looks at:

  • How equitable funding models in higher education can work
  • What Governor Brown’s community college funding formula proposal includes
  • Which questions still need to be addressed to ensure a shift in funding approaches truly maximizes equity
  • How advocates can get engaged as policymakers discuss and decide on how to fund California’s community colleges