Additional Revenue

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State and Legislative Issues

Whereas, The 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education affirmed that the California community colleges were to be institutions of inclusion for all populations, and the colleges remain today the primary gateway to higher educational opportunities for citizens who are economically and educationally disadvantaged; and

Whereas, Historically, state budget cuts have had a negative impact on the delivery of instruction and services critical to the access and success of all students;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge the Governor and the Legislature to raise additional funds through taxation in order to fully commit to the promise of the 1960 Master Plan to deliver educational opportunities to all the state's citizens.

Status Report: 

Part of discussions with legislators and in local contacts.