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 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.
August 17, 2017
Far more students are now eligible to enroll at UC and CSU, without a parallel increase in the universities' ability to admit more students.
August 7, 2017
Despite recent changes at the college level, more needs to be done in K-12 schools.
August 1, 2017
The changes will permit students who are not pursuing math or science majors to take non-algebra based math courses for general education, such as statistics, personal finance or even game theory and computer science.
July 18, 2017
The Vision for Success plan adopted by the college system's board of governors lays out a pathway to support students.
July 17, 2017
While praising the plan’s targets, members of the California community Colleges Board of Governors also questioned whether the goals can become reality given the state’s complicated structure for governing community colleges.
July 16, 2017
If approved and carried out, the plan could lead to more Californians with two- or four-year degrees entering the workforce.
April 19, 2017
Assembly Higher Education committee unanimously passes the bill, which advocates say will improve graduation rates. If approved by the full Legislature and governor, the measure would require community colleges to place students in credit classes unless there is a high probability of failure.
April 2, 2017
Officials say the reforms are kicking in even if student completion rates have not improved significantly yet; they expect progress soon. Student leaders say the real problems are economic, not in advising students about majors.
February 15, 2017
Current placement practices may force some students into remedial math courses they don’t need, jeopardizing their progress through college.
January 31, 2017
California's public colleges and universities are among the most affordable, but many students still graduate with significant debt.