Tag: California Community Colleges
January 17, 2018
A recent court ruling gives undocumented California students a window to renew their DACA applications, officials said. Meanwhile, they urge the U.S. Supreme Court and Congress to protect the 700,000 or so undocumented young people nationwide who previously had protection against deportation.
January 10, 2018
Brown's budget includes $100 million to create new online community college
December 20, 2017
Novel program allowing California community colleges to award bachelor's degrees not yet ready to expand
An independent report gives mixed reviews — positives include attracting students to bachelor’s programs and approval from some regional employers.
December 8, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing for California to establish a fully online community college to serve under-skilled workers.
November 13, 2017
Both faculty leaders and members of the Board of Governors – the group that oversees the 114-campus system – said the process for creating an online college is rushed and expressed skepticism about the merits of a fully online college program.
October 24, 2017
At $1,430 for a full-time student, the tuition and fees at California's community colleges are less than half the $3,570 national average, the College Board survey found.
October 10, 2017
The poll by Berkeley IGS/EdSource found nine out of ten respondents think that more aid for low-income students is very or somewhat important. Republicans show less support than Democrats.
October 5, 2017
The analysis challenges community colleges to educate more students to fill the tens of thousands of jobs that will be created in the next five years.
September 27, 2017
The findings indicate that these “dual enrollment” classes may be a new tool as California grapples with a looming shortage of college-educated workers.
September 18, 2017
The system hopes to use the money to add hundreds of additional faculty to the system’s 114 colleges and beef up various student support programs.
September 15, 2017
Under a proposed bill headed to the governor’s desk that passed unanimously in the state Legislature, many more Community College students may soon avoid remedial courses by taking college-level courses that prepare them for a degree or transfer to a four-year university.
September 14, 2017
If signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, Assembly Bill 19 would allow for an estimated 19,000 additional students to take advantage of the state’s generous subsidies for community college students – irrespective of their financial need – under a new program called California College Promise.
September 12, 2017
Funding is intended to help those threatened by Trump's decision to end DACA
September 11, 2017
California’s community college students confront a series of frustrations as they navigate the path to a four-year degree, enduring confusing and sometimes contradictory policies that result in just a small share of students actually transferring to a Cal State or University of California campus, according to a new report.
September 5, 2017
Repeal of Obama-era immigration program leaves "Dreamers" anxious but prepared to fight back