Whereas, AB1725 proposed program-based funding and established educational quality standards that funding should address;
Whereas, The program-based funding model has never been adequately funded;
Whereas, The Governor's current commitment to equalization has been an additional allocation on top of base apportionment; and
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has a long-standing concern about the relationship between funding and educational quality standards;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges obtain adequate information about the effects of the new funding model proposed in 2004 by the chief business officers on educational quality prior to taking a position on the new model.
Numerous requests made by the Senate and CoFO groups resulted in partial but not complete information.