Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 State Budget Proposal has been released and the news for Education appears positive, including Adult Education. Within the Higher Education section of the Governor’s Budget Proposal, page 82-Other Adjustments, the narrative indicates an ongoing increase of $8.1 million Prop 98 funds to reflect a 1.5% COLA for Adult Education. In addition, there is a proposed increase of $1 million ongoing Prop 98 Funds to support technical assistance for Adult Education.

Professional Organizations will soon provide more detailed analysis of what the budget proposal means for Adult Education. In the meantime, if you are interested in reviewing the Budget Proposal for yourself, you can use the following link:

Proposed 2021-22 California State Budget Summary Page.


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