Commentary: State policy, funding must keep pace for community colleges
Boston Business Journal
Despite the demand, state appropriations in Massachusetts have not kept up with inflation over the past two decades nor have they kept pace with rapid growth in operating costs, writes John L. Cox, president of Cape Cod Community College.

Council examines CUNY budget, city funding for community colleges
Gotham Gazette
CUNY administrators said that if a requested increase in state funding of $250 per student full-time equivalent is not provided, the community colleges may have to unfreeze tuition rates.

Editorial: It’s time for NYS to pay its share for community colleges
SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson wants to see a New York state “maintenance of effort” in place for the funding of community colleges that would prevent cuts in base aid and create a state funding floor for each campus.

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