Cal Grant funding could be decreased or cut

A proposal made by Gov. Jerry Brown in his May Revise could significantly decrease Cal Grant funding and leave some students without grant aid. Brown’s  recently published revised budget proposal — informally called the May Revise — proposes that eligibility for the Cal Grant be tied to eligibility for the Federal
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Brown’s May Revise to impact decisions at Wednesday’s Regents meeting

At its meeting Wednesday, the UC Board of Regents will debate another system-wide tuition hike, beginning a longer discussion about reconciling reduced state support over the next year. While the university escaped significantly deeper cuts under Gov. Jerry Brown’s recently published revised budget proposal — informally called the May Revise
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Governor’s budget is a welcome relief despite new obstacles

Andrew Albright and Sydney Fang authored this op-ed. On Jan. 5th, Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, laying out how he will address the $9.2 billion budget deficit. His budget includes cuts to services such as education and welfare, in addition to taxes to
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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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Gov. Brown signs second part of California DREAM Act

Gov. Jerry Brown signed the second part of the California DREAM Act into law Saturday. AB 131 will allow undocumented students to apply for and receive state financial aid, such as Cal Grants. The California DREAM Act is composed of two parts, both authored by Assemblymember Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles. AB 131 is
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