(CNN) California will provide free tuition for two years of community college to first-time, full-time California students. California governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation to increase the 2019-2020 state budget to $42.6 million. I have a suspicion that my property taxes are going to go up.
We have an electronic marquee outside on one side of the community college, and at graduation time it shows the names of the grads, one after the other. Compared to 20 years ago, they are heavily minority.
My grandson was accepted to a private university back east, but will not be able go because it is $45,000 a year. As Elle said, even with financial aid it's too expensive. He will probably be spending his first two years at a community college.