July 2018

Community Colleges

2018-19 Changes in California Community Colleges Proposition 98 Spending

2016-17 through 2018-19 (In Millions)

New apportionments funding formula $175
New high school CTE through Strong Workforce Program 164
COLA for apportionments 173
1 percent enrollment growth 60
Full-time faculty 50
AB 19 fee waivers for first-time full-time students 46
Consolidated financial aid program for full-time students 41
2.71 percent COLA for Adult Education Block Granta 22
New online college 20
Apprenticeships 19
2.71 percent COLA for select student support programsb 13
Adult education data system 5
NextUp program for foster youth 5
Financial aid management system upgrades 5
Common course numbering system 1
Academic Senatec 0
Subtotal $797
One Time  
New online college $100
Part-time faculty office hours 50
Apprenticeship prior-year shortfalls 36
Minimum 2.71 percent increase to each college's apportionment 35
Competitive grants to increase online course offerings 35
Deferred maintenance and instructional equipment 28
Financial aid management system upgrades 14
Reappropriations 10
New public safety training center at El Camino College 10
Legal services for undocumented students 10
Student mental health services 10
California STEM Pathways Program 10
Hunger-free campus grants 10
Veteran resource centers 8
Open educational resources 6
Re-entry programs for formerly incarcerated students 5
CTE programs for refugee students 5
New Early Childhood Education Center at Norco College 5
Certified nursing assistant program 2
Fire-related property tax backfill 2
Los Angeles Valley College Family Resource Center capital improvements 1
Subtotal $393
Total $1,190
a Provides a 4.1 percent COLA in 2018-19 in lieu of receiving a COLA in 2017-18.
b Applies to Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, Disabled Students Programs and Services, CalWORKs student services, and the campus child care support.
c Budget provides $232,000 for this purpose. 
CTE=career technical education. COLA=cost-of-living adjustment. STEM=science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.