07/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Schwarzenegger's California Budget Revision SPARES Higher Ed

California's public university systems saw a reprieve Friday as they escaped Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's budgetary axe in his revision of the state budget.

In a budget filled with massive spending cuts, service reductions and the outright elimination of the state's welfare-to-work program, CalWORKs, both the University of California and California State University systems saw increases in funding. Additionally, previous cuts to the Cal Grant financial aid program were rescinded.

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