January 2019

Community Colleges

2019-20 Changes in California Community Colleges Proposition 98 Spending

(In Millions)

2018-19 Revised Proposition 98 Spending $9,174
Technical Adjustments  
Prior-year one-time spending -$110
Other 83
Subtotal (-$26)
Policy Adjustments  
COLA for apportionments (3.46 percent) $248
College Promise fee waivers (extend program to sophomores) 40
COLA for select student support programs (3.46 percent)a 32
Enrollment growth (0.55 percent) 26
Student Success Completion Grants (caseload adjustment) 11
Legal services for undocumented students 10
Strong Workforce Program (portion of costs shifted to one-time funds) -77
Subtotal ($290)
Total Changes $264
2019-20 Proposed Proposition 98 Spending $9,438
a Applies to Adult Education, Apprenticeship Programs, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services, mandates block grant, Disabled Students Programs and Services, CalWORKs student services, and campus child care support.
COLA = cost-of-living adjustment.