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California EDGE Coalition’s Summary of the Governor’s 2024-25 Enacted State Budget

On June 29th, Governor Gavin Newsom signedthe final 2024-2025 State Budget. The budget, agreed upon by the Governor and Legislature, includes total expenditures of $297.9 billion, with $211.5 billion allocated from the General Fund. This agreement addresses a $46.8 billion deficit for the budget year through a mix of broad-based solutions, including cuts, delays, and […]

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California EDGE Coalition’s Summary of the Governor’s 2024-25 May Revision

  California EDGE Coalition’s Summary of the Governor’s 2024-25 May Revision On May 10th, Govern or Gavin Newsom presented the 2024-25 May Revision. The updated state budget outlines a $288 billion spending plan, with a revised projected shortfall of $27.6 billion, down from the January estimate of $37 billion. This comes after the Legislature reduced spending by

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EDGE is Hiring!

Position Title: Policy Analyst Location: Work from home/Downtown Sacramento, CA Employment Status: Full-Time – 40 hours/week Reports to: Policy Director Compensation: $80,000 – $90,000 starting, depending on experience, and competitive benefits package  Submission Deadline: Open until filled The California EDGE Coalition unites business, labor, social justice, education, and workforce organizations to build a broadly shared

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EDGE’s Recommendations on the Master Plan for Career Education

Post-secondary education and training is vital for fostering economic mobility among individuals and communities. The California EDGE Coalition firmly believes that by empowering individuals to acquire the skills demanded by the current labor market, California can thrive and prosper, leveraging the diverse talents and strengths of its population. While a significant proportion of Californians possess

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Governor Newsom’s Master Plan for Career Education Webinar Highlights

In case you missed the Governor’s Master Plan for Career Education webinar on January 24, 2024, provided below are some highlights from the event. Please note that this is an overview and not an endorsement of any recommendation. However, EDGE applauds the Governor in his efforts to make systematic changes in career education that centers

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California EDGE Coalition’s Summary of the Governor’s 2024-25 State Budget Proposal

On January 10th, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled the 2024-25 state budget proposal – a $291 billion spending plan, with an updated deficit projection of $37.9 billion. To address this shortfall, the Governor is proposing various delays and cuts to programs, including the use of $12 billion from the rainy-day fund account, along with other reserves.

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Submit Comments to the Cradle-to-Career Data System Data & Tools Advisory Board

The Cradle-to-Career Data System – Data & Tools Advisory Board will be meeting on Thursday, October 12 to discuss pending proposals related to the data elements. The Cradle-to-Career Data System is a statewide longitudinal data system that aims to link existing education, workforce, financial aid, and social service information to equip policymakers, educators, and the

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Governor’s Executive Order on Master Plan for Career Education

On August 31st, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that directs key state agencies and higher education institutions to develop a Master Plan for Career Education that will align and integrate recent investments in education and workforce programs, many of which are currently siloed across various state agencies (ex. Youth Job Corps, Golden State

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