Past and Current Law Related to California Higher Eduction

The following resource provides a listing of major State of California constitutional provisions and laws in chronological order that have shaped California's pioneering higher education system. This resource, like the major planning studies offered in this Master Plan Websource, are in a searchable form. A brief description of the importance of each provision, amendment and new law is offered. Also offered is the current California Education Code.

An important aspect of understanding the importance of legislation is the context of its writing and passage, and the subtleties of its language and meaning in relationship to other legislation. We have attempted to provide this guide in the short briefs offered in this websource.

California State Constitution and Amendments

Statutory Laws and Amendments

Current California State Education Code