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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Approves $60 Million in Grant Funding for Basic Skills Education

May 16, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today approved $60 million in grant funding for the California Community Colleges Basic Skills and Student Outcomes Transformation Program. A total of 43 community colleges across California will receive a portion of the funds.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Four with 2016 Classified Employee of the Year Award

May 16, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors at their board meeting today honored Kim Goff, Stan Rapada, Rebecca Saffold and Jocelyn Vila as the 2016 California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the Year.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Acting Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on 
Gov. Brown’s Revised Budget Plan

May 13, 2016

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Acting Chancellor Erik E. Skinner issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised state budget plan, which was released today.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Acting Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on Member Reappointment to Board of Governors

May 12, 2016

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Acting Chancellor Erik E. Skinner issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s reappointment of Danny Hawkins to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Praises New UC Davis Center Supporting Community College Leadership Through Education and Research

March 30, 2016

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris today praised the launch of a new University of California, Davis School of Education program to support and cultivate current and future community college leaders through professional development and research.

 


 

Today's News

 

Cal State trustees agree to boost faculty salaries, ending yearlong dispute
Los Angeles Times
Published: May 24, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Is this California state workers’ last chance for raises?
The Sacramento Bee
Published: May 24, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Two of the biggest for-profit colleges are making it easier for students to sue
The Washington Post
Published: May 23, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Student Loan Interest Rates Drop and Pell Grant Maximums Increase
Military.com
Published: May 24, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Nonprofit law firm goes to battle for hundreds of O.C. veterans
The Orange County Register
Published: May 23, 2016 | (Link to story)



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2015 State of the System - We Are the California Community Colleges

We Are the California Community Colleges

The California Community Colleges is the nation’s largest system of higher education, made up of 113 colleges, 72 districts and 2.1 million students. This short video showcases the wide range of degrees, certificates and career training programs and classes available at our campuses while celebrating the equally diverse range of students who attend them.


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Fast Facts

Did you know?

Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposed 2015-16 Budget for California Community Colleges:

  • Total funding proposed for the California Community Colleges is $7.3 billion, which is an increase of 8 percent compared to the 2014-15 fiscal year.
  • $106.9 million for increased access – This funding would increase access statewide for approximately 45,000 students (headcount).
  • $200 million for student success – These funds will be split evenly between Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity Plans. 
  • $48 million for Career Technical Education – These one-time funds are proposed for support of the SB 1070 Career Technical Education Pathways Program.