May 30, 2024


It's Your Education

As businesses hunt for educated workers, states are loosening the purse strings for higher ed again

“Investing in our conveyor belt for talent.”

That’s how Gov. Gavin Newsom described a proposed spending hike for California’s public colleges and universities.

Those few words also help explain a principal reason many states are boosting their budgets for public higher education more than at any time since 2008 and proposing even higher allocations down the road.