Help schools help students

HIGHER EDUCATION: Instead of allocating millions to Awards for Innovation in Higher Education, state should help schools with existing programs.

Our campuses do not need any more incentives to help students graduate. What our campuses do need from the state is additional funding in order to meet the needs our university already has.
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People deserve a bureaucratic rethink

The Critic Who Counts

While California may not be as broke as you think, at least in terms of dollars and cents, the same probably can’t be said for social capital. After news emerged last July that the California Department of Parks and Recreation had hidden an approximately $20 million surplus from state officials,
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State board authorizes bond sale for Campbell reconstruction

The state Public Works Board voted unanimously to authorize the sale of $65.2 million in bonds to fund the replacement of Campbell Hall. The vote was passed at a meeting of the board Thursday morning, along with bond measures to fund a seismic retrofitting of UCLA’s South Tower and construction
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Trigger cuts could indicate higher education low priority for state

The University of California could soon face an additional $100 million in preapproved, midyear trigger cuts — on top of $650 million already cut from the system this year — if state revenues fall significantly behind projected numbers. The Legislative Analyst’s Office and the state Department of Finance will release
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