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What education policy should be a priority in 2020? – The Sacramento Bee

Each week through December 2019, a selection of the Sacramento Bee’s 101 California Influencers answers a question that is critical to California’s future. Topics include education, healthcare, environment, housing and economic growth.

College Futures President and CEO Monica Lozano responds to the question, “What should the most important priority in the area of education policy be for Governor Newsom and the State Legislature in 2020?”

“In 2020, California should plan not just for the new year, but the new decade and beyond. An important step is overhauling how the state finances higher education. Currently, institutions are at the mercy of each year’s state budget, and therefore operate reactively. Meanwhile, students face constant uncertainty about tuition costs and services.”

Read the full op-ed at The Sacramento Bee.