In a update to the story about strapped colleges and their desire for additional stimulus money, apparently it’s not happening yet.

The Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday approved $58.8 billion in emergency spending for 2010. The committee provided no money, however, to keep people who work in colleges employed.

In April the American Council on Education predicted that without an infusion of more money to the states, public colleges and universities would institute “massive layoffs across their campuses.” [Image via]

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Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer