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California Gov. Gavin Newsom presented his budget proposal to the state Legislature on Monday. Below are the major changes to California Community Colleges:

    • CCC Apportionments—An increase of $434.3 million Proposition 98 General Fund, which includes the following significant adjustments:
      • $409.4 million for a 5.33-percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).
      • $24.9 million available for 0.50-percent enrollment growth.
    • Deferred Maintenance—An increase of $387.6 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund to support deferred maintenance projects at community colleges, of which $108.7 million is from 2022-23, $182.1 million is from 2021-22, and $96.8 million is from 2020-2021.
    • CCC Retention and Enrollment Strategies—An increase of $150 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund to support community college efforts to increase student retention rates and enrollment by primarily engaging with former students who may have withdrawn from college due to the impacts of COVID-19, and with current and prospective students who are hesitant to remain or enroll in college due to the impacts of COVID-19.
    • Healthcare Vocational Education—An increase of $130 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund, of which $30 million is for 2022-23, $50 million is for 2023-24, and $50 million is for 2024-25, to support healthcare-focused vocational pathways for English language learners across all levels of English proficiency, through the Adult Education Program.
    • Augmentation for Student Success Completion Grant—An increase of $100 million Proposition 98 General Fund for students newly eligible for the Student Success Completion Grant due to expanded Cal Grant B and Cal Grant C eligibility for community college students.
    • Common Course Numbering—An increase of $105 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund to support the systemwide implementation of a common course numbering system pursuant to the provisions of AB 1111 (Chapter 568 of the Statutes of 2021).
    • Implementation of Transfer Reforms—An increase of $65 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund for community colleges to implement the transfer reform provisions required by AB 928 (Chapter 566 of the Statutes of 2021).
    • Program Pathways Mapping Technology—An increase of $25 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund to assist community colleges with the procurement and implementation of software that clearly maps out intersegmental curricular pathways to help students choose their pathway, facilitate streamlined transfer between segments, and reduce excess units taken on the path to degree or program completion.
    • Emergency Financial Assistance Grants for AB 540 Students—An increase of $20 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund to support emergency student financial assistance grants to eligible AB 540 students.
    • Pathways Grant Program for High-Skilled Careers—An increase of $20 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund for a grant program that incentivizes public-private partnerships that prepare students in grades 9 to 14 for the high-skill fields of technology, education and early education, STEM, and health care fields.
    • Financial Aid Administration—An increase of $10 million Proposition 98 General Fund to augment resources provided to community college financial aid offices.
    • CCC Teacher Credentialing Partnership Program—An increase of $5 million one-time Proposition 98 General Fund to support the CCC Teacher Credentialing Partnership Program.
    • Local Property Tax Adjustment—A decrease of $230.5 million Proposition 98 General Fund as a result of increased offsetting local property tax revenues.

View the proposed state budget at https://www.ebudget.ca.gov/

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