May 21, 2009
California Community Colleges May Reduce Enrollment by 250,000 Students
California's community colleges will reduce their enrollment by 250,000 students in the coming academic year if large cuts in state support proposed by the governor are adopted, the system's leaders announced on Wednesday.
The announcement comes in response to a budget proposal from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, that would help close the state's estimated $21-billion budget deficit by cutting support for community colleges by 11 percent, or $825-million, over the