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Schwarzenegger seeks shift from prisons to schools

By Meris Stansbury
January 7th, 2010
With his state strapped for cash and his legacy looming, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Jan. 6 proposed to greatly reduce the amount of money California spends on its prisons and to funnel that sum to the state’s higher-education system instead, reports the New York Times. The governor said he also would push for a constitutional amendment prohibiting the percentage of the state budget earmarked for prisons from exceeding what is set aside for its public university system. “Choosing universities over prisons,” Schwarzenegger said in his final annual address to the Legislature. “This is a historic and transforming realignment of...

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Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.

Schwarzenegger seeks shift from prisons to schools

By Meris Stansbury
January 7th, 2010
With his state strapped for cash and his legacy looming, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Jan. 6 proposed to greatly reduce the amount of money California spends on its prisons and to funnel that sum to the state’s higher-education system instead, reports the New York Times. The governor said he also would push for a constitutional amendment prohibiting the percentage of the state budget earmarked for prisons from exceeding what is set aside for its public university system. “Choosing universities over prisons,” Schwarzenegger said in his final annual address to the Legislature. “This is a historic and transforming realignment of...

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About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.

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