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May Revise Released

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom released the May Revision to his proposed state budget. The revised budget continues the Administration’s focus on promoting prosperity for all Californians, while maintaining fiscal sustainability for the state at large. With revenue growth slightly higher than was previously projected, the revised budget makes investments into the state’s reserves and …

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Governor Newsom’s 2019-20 Budget Proposal

“The California Dream should be available to every Californian, not just a privileged few. This year’s budget presents the best opportunity in decades to move our state closer to that important goal.” Four days into his term, Governor Gavin Newsom released his 2019-20 proposed budget. With another year of economic growth, this budget is focused …

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Governor Brown Signs 2018-19 Budget

Governor Brown signed California’s 2018-19 budget with significant investments in workforce education, training, and supports. These investments include funding for programs to provide increased access to workforce education and training for individuals who have traditionally not been well-served by the existing education and training infrastructure, funding for increases in career technical education in K-12, increased …

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California’s Workforce Dashboard Released

EDGE has long supported creating an education and workforce data system to answer critical policy questions, implement effective practices, and improve student outcomes. The recently released Workforce Dashboard is the first step in this direction. In 2014, EDGE initiated and supported legislation, Assembly Bill 2148 (Mullin) that mandated the development of an interagency annual workforce metrics …

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Governor Brown Releases 2018-19 Budget Proposal

As California enters another budgeting year with a projected surplus, the Governor’s Budget Proposal continues its focus on investing in strategies aimed at providing students and workers with the education and training that leads to good jobs and upward mobility. Here are highlights from the proposed Budget: K-12 Career Technical Education The Budget proposes an …

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Governor Brown Releases 2017-18 Budget Proposal

On January 10th Governor Brown released his budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The budget summary emphasizes the importance of investing in California’s workforce and recognizes that these investments will help improve student educational outcomes and earning potential, reduce poverty, and better prepare the state’s workforce for the changing labor market and economy. The …

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Governor Brown Signs 2016-17 Budget

The 2016-17 Budget includes new investments in workforce education and training including $200 M for community college Strong Workforce Program and $50 M for a Student Success for Basic Skills Program. The budget also now provides for eligibility for a the Full-Time Student Success Grant to community college Cal Grant C recipients.