AB 1645 requires community colleges and California State University campuses to have designated liaisons for undocumented students.
Calbright, California's new online community college, enrolled hundreds of students on its first day. Its enrollment goal is 400.
California’s new online college opens to non-traditional students.
The new law, which takes effect this fall, aims to move more students out of remedial math and English classes.
Amazon Web, a subsidiary of Amazon, has teamed up with colleges in the state to help teach the skills needed for a growing number of in-demand jobs that require cloud computing.
In the budget request, California community college system reiterates support for a bill aiming to reduce students' total cost of attendance.
Survey confirms that non-tuition costs in California pose obstacles to students pursuing higher education.
California community colleges provide some housing help for former foster youth
With eight weeks to go before the start of classes, Calbright College faces questions on whether it will be ready.
Its new president says it plans to launch online and job training for 400 students.
California Community Colleges board of governors extended the contract for Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley despite objections from faculty members.
The college has returned to local control more than 13 years after losing its accreditation and merging with El Camino College.
The budget provides an increase to 41,000 Cal Grants for older students to pay tuition. Advocates say more help is needed and hope for bigger reforms next year.
Since the new school is not only online, its name is changing. "Calbright College" seeks to evoke California and a better future.
Gov. Newsom said college students who are parents of dependent children deserve a special helping hand. But legislators say they want to aid a wider group of older students.
Faculty complain they have been ignored in important changes at the 115 colleges. Community college leaders say change can be challenging.