Mikhail Zinshteyn reported on community colleges and other higher education matters for EdSource until Feb. 2019.
All articles by Mikhail Zinshteyn
Azusa Pacific University, Mills College, Pepperdine and University of San Francisco are some of the 36 colleges involved.
July 25, 2018
With state funding secure, plans are underway for the first students to enroll in the fall of 2019. The new college will serve the 2.5 million so-called stranded workers who lack a college degree but need skills to advance
July 16, 2018
State Board also votes to continue exploring a way to measure a school’s impact on student learning. Advocates say a “growth model" will be more precise than the method the state uses now.
July 11, 2018
Work less, study more: California will give grants to community college students attending full-time
Grants are aimed at getting more students to earn degrees in two or four years
July 6, 2018
As the state Legislature and the governor allocate more spending on programs designed to improve student outcomes, access to good data is essential to monitoring the progress of those programs, the report said.
June 13, 2018
Legislative leaders in Sacramento strike deal with Gov. Brown on education funding in his last budget
The compromise deal would create a new online community college, raise funding for the UC and CSU, and reform how community colleges are funded. The deal also adds $400 million to LCFF.
June 9, 2018
All four leading Democratic candidates respond to EdSource questionnaire on education issues; the two leading Republicans did not.
May 30, 2018
While most states have some system that links their high school and college data to track what happens to students once they exit high school, California does not.
May 17, 2018
Also threatens to trim other funding if the universities raises tuition and as a result triggers automatic increases in state aid for students.
May 11, 2018
A hike is still possible if the state legislature fails to include more funding in its budget.
April 26, 2018
Medical coders training fills a need in California for some 1,600 coders annually through 2024.
April 24, 2018
Some lawmakers are saying it is rushed and lacks enough buy-in from college presidents and faculty. Others worry the plan itself may cost the colleges and their students financially.
April 20, 2018
California's online college proposal ignites support among workers and opposition among some lawmakers
“This is a game changer for workers,” said Rebecca Miller, the political director of SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, at a March legislative hearing about Brown’s proposal.
April 11, 2018
California in recent years has been encouraging more youth to vote and has urged 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register.
April 6, 2018
Gubernatorial candidate and State Treasurer John Chang said he wants to boost state funding, seek efficiencies and identify other revenues so tuition at UC and Cal State roll back more than 40 percent and that two years of community college are free.