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Newsom proposes funding boost for colleges and universities but education leaders wanted more

California’s public colleges and universities would receive more state funds to help improve graduation rates, expand online education for older students and lower textbook costs under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget plan for 2020-21 unveiled Friday. However, Newsom offered higher education significantly less than its leaders sought and notably did not propose any large financial aid […]