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New Member Spotlight – Providence Christian College

May 25, 2016

New Member Spotlight – Providence Christian College

Providence Christian College one of the newest addition AICCU.
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Registration Opens for Second Annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit

May 18, 2016

Registration Opens for Second Annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit

Registration is opened for the second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a free statewide day of learning on July 29 that is open to all California PreK-12 teachers, teacher candidates, school administrators, and other educators. Teachers will come together at nearly 40 locations across the state to share ideas, build their networks and learn the latest strategies for implementing the new …

May 13, 2016

Statement by AICCU Regarding the Governor’s May Revision to the Proposed Budget

Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to the proposed 2016-17 budget. AICCU was disappointed that he did not include funding to fully restore the Cal Grant maximum award for low-income students attending the independent, nonprofit sector.
The proposed budget is over $122 billion, the largest ever, and restoring the Cal Grant to financially needy students would cost the state only $15 million. For California’s lowest income families this would mean the restoration of $1,652 in funding per student each year (from the $8,056 maximum award amount starting in 2017-18 back to pre-recessionary level of $9,708).  This means less debt, less hours worked, and more students who complete their degrees in a timely fashion and enter the workforce, ready to contribute to the California …

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