California’s network of community colleges is the largest higher education system in the nation, serving more than 2 million students at 112 campuses. The network provides vital education and career training services for recent high school graduates looking to earn a certificate or transfer to a four-year university, as well as for adults seeking additional career training.
The Bay Area district, Peralta Community College District, faces budgeting, auditing and enrollment challenges, according to a state agency.
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.
Backers of a planned $15 billion tax initiative for the November 2020 ballot hope they can win over the California Teachers Association.
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.
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.
One recent study found that among foster youth who enrolled in post-secondary education just 49.6 percent completed their first two semesters.
The name Calbright was chosen to provide "a sense of aspiration and place" for the school that combines online and workplace learning.
Very different from traditional community colleges, it targets 8 million underemployed Californians and aims to be tuition-free.