|Budget Issue:||50 percent law|
|Program:||California Community Colleges|
|Finding or Recommendation:||Give districts more ability to hire faculty who provide direct support services to students by including expenditures on counselors and librarians as part of instructional costs. Alternatively, suspend the law.|
Please see the "Modifying 50 Percent Law to Enhance Support Services" section of our report, The 2010-11 Budget: Higher Education.