Adult education programs offer community-based classes to some of the state’s neediest adults, including the unemployed, disabled, ex-offenders reentering society and immigrants trying to learn English and become citizens. In the most recent state budget, funding was set aside so that K-12 districts could work with their local community colleges to create consortia through which to funnel all adult education funds in the future.
California’s new online college opens to non-traditional students.
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.
Adults who start college but never finish face financial aid and scheduling roadblocks in returning, a new report explains. Without diplomas, their earnings and opportunities are less.
There are plenty of online colleges but none are like what California is planning.
Corrected for problems with past years’ calculations, 82.7 percent in the Class of 2017 got their diplomas compared with 83.8 percent the year before.
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.
In a new book, Michael Kirst urges creation of a regional entity to unify and coordinate efforts.
This EdSource guide offers advice and links to resources for students who did not graduate from high school.
California needs to produce 11.9 million degrees by 2025 to remain economically competitive.
The universities are opening satellite campuses in urban centers.
The bill would reinstate funds diverted to K-12 schools during the recession.
The tracker provides funding, demographic and enrollment data.
California likely to see a slight increase in federal funds.
Career education is projected to receive a boost under Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget, part of a larger push for workforce development training in California.