Class Dismissed: Higher Education vs. Corrections During the Wilson Years

In November, Californians will elect a new governor who will guide the state into the next millenium. Education has been a topic of interest during this year’s gubernatorial election. The 1998-1999 budget includes significant funding increases for Higher Education. This increase represents a step in the right direction, but this is an unusual year in that California had a 4 billion-dollar surplus at the end of the 1997-1998 budget.


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