New York Times editorial urges California lawmakers “to change budget priorities that have been moving in the wrong direction for a long time.”
A March 30, 2013 New York Times editorial castigated the California State Legislature for cutting the higher education budget “to ribbons, while spending large sums on prisons.” The editorial challenged the idea that online education is an answer to the budget crisis. It cited warnings contained in a May 2012 report by the Public Policy Institute of California that the state’s defunding of public higher education would leave California one million college graduates short of economic demand by 2025.
Read the full article at: Resurrecting California’s Public Universities
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