Funding from Prop. R would be used to update STLCC facilities and programs to help meet the demand for high-tech job training. Approximately $350 million in funds from Prop. R, which is an 8-cent operating rate increase, will be used to renovate and repurpose facilities and update technology to provide real-world learning experiences. The remaining funding will go toward updating job training and retraining programs to prepare students with skills needed in critical industries in our region, including healthcare, information technology, financial services, biotechnology and manufacturing.