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Governor Newsom Makes Community College Cheaper For California Students



by Jack Hughes

California Governor Gavin Newsom and state legislature have approved a large budget increase for California community colleges. The increased funds will go towards extending the ‘California Promise Program’ to a second year as well as the first.

California Governor Gavin Newsom and the California State Legislature have approved a large budget increase for California community colleges. The increased funds will go towards extending the California Promise Program (CPP) to a second year.

The CPP provides in-state high school graduates with one free year of community college education. The California Promise Legislation, passed in 2018, supplements similar initiatives that have been underway since 1985.

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