Tens of thousands of college students in California are homeless or without stable housing. During an EdSource roundtable, panelists said more dorms will help but called for other solutions too.
Rising costs have exacerbated California's student housing crisis. The state is responding with plans for more on-campus dorms, and a new bill could make it easier for colleges to expand housing. Some campuses turned to short-term solutions.
A former San Jose State baseball coach is now the vice principal and athletic director at a Plumas County high school following a Title IX investigation that found sexual and racial harassment.
The fall term has arrived at California's public colleges, where Covid-19 restrictions have been eased. It's a stark contrast to last fall.
California's community colleges, unlike their four-year public counterparts, are not required to offer medication abortions by Jan 1.
As community college students return to their campuses, many will find one new resource to count on: a hub where they can seek support in meeting their basic needs.
California Community Colleges must now offer a basic needs center at all 115 of its physical campuses. Most centers will offer food and housing support to begin.
School districts struggle to hire bilingual teachers in all languages, but the shortage is more severe for teachers fluent in Asian languages.
Students in need of year-round, stable housing — rather than only during academic terms — face particular challenges when deciding which school to attend.
A student from the University of Texas at San Antonio details how a graduation help desk cleared his way to the finish line.
CSU official notes efforts to bring dropouts back to campuses after the pandemic's toll. Warns of "troublesome equity challenge."
The University of Texas at San Antonio's success at boosting graduation rates, especially for Black and Latino students, may offer strategies for California and other states.
In exchange for five years of promised steady budget increases, UC and CSU commit to making progress toward key equity and efficiency goals and will publicly report on their progress.
The University of South Florida improved four- and six-year graduation rates by closing gaps for Latino and Black students, using methods that often contrast with California's.
CSU makes public new harassment and abuse cases involving managers at six campuses in California in response to an EdSource records request.