February 11, 2018
More than 100 community colleges are beefing up their services for students who lack adequate food or shelter.
February 7, 2018
NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and teacher training grants face more than $3 billion in cuts as Congress debates 2018 budget.
February 2, 2018
A report recommends California provide greater and more broadly focused financial aid to help college students afford other expenses, such as housing.
January 30, 2018
Trustees of the 23-campus Cal State system will delay until May a vote on a possible $228 tuition hike to allow time to lobby Gov. Jerry Brown and the State Legislature for more funding. Brown is resistant to giving the university any more. This year's negotiations will be his last.
January 26, 2018
Brown said his proposal would help workers who have no other options and won't compete with bricks and mortar schools or the existing community colleges, or UC or CSU.
January 24, 2018
UC leaders delay the vote until May to give extra time for lobbying in Sacramento for more state funding. They had said that the 2.7 percent increase was needed to increase enrollment, hire faculty, maintain buildings and improve mental health services. But Gov. Jerry Brown said regents should "reject outright" the plan to raise tuition.
January 23, 2018
The upcoming survey by the California Student Aid Commission will be the first of its scope since 2006. It will seek information from about 100,000 students in all the public and private higher education sectors about housing, food, books, transportation, technology and other costs. Officials hope it could lead to improved financial aid.
January 18, 2018
California Department of Education says California is a "local control state" and it is responsibility of local school districts to ensure that students meet all local and state graduation requirements
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 16, 2018
More details and tweaks in wording may not resolve key differences over Every Student Succeeds Act.
January 11, 2018
High-quality training in the new science standards needs to be a priority for districts in 2018, some leading educators say.
January 10, 2018
Brown's budget includes $100 million to create new online community college