Report recommends reforming Cal Grant distribution

The allocation of Cal Grants could become the responsibility of individual college campuses through new legislation recommended by the nonpartisan state Legislative Analyst’s Office, the office announced in a report released Monday. The recommendation, which aims to “streamline” financial aid, would shift the duty of distributing the grants to the
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DREAM Act could cost more than previously estimated, according to report

A new report released by California’s bipartisan financial analyst predicts that the state DREAM Act will cost about $25 million more than previously estimated and could decrease the funding available for resident students currently seeking aid. The state Legislative Analyst’s Office report released Wednesday states that resident students seeking state
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Report: State now over $3 billion behind on revenue collection

Trigger cuts could be imminent

A revenue forecast released Wednesday by the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office suggests that imminent cuts to higher education in 2012 are likely, estimating a projected $12.8 billion state budget shortfall in the next fiscal year. The forecast projected that the state would end the current year with a $3.7
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