Calif. Governor Proposes More Money for Higher Ed, and More Expectations

Gov. Jerry Brown of California has proposed modest increases in state higher-education appropriations in the 2015 fiscal year in return for a continued freeze in tuition and expectations that public colleges will work to improve student outcomes.

The increases are meant to be the second installment of a four-year plan "to provide steady and predictable state funding," according to a summary of the Democratic governor's proposed budget. And he expects the state's three public