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 Golden State Pathways program promises to replace exactly what’s hurting us most right now, with exactly what can help us most for the future.
Amid a decline in the number of students earning an associate degree for transfer, the system's interim chancellor said significant changes are needed if the colleges want to reach their goals for increasing transfer.
California's public universities will get funding increases despite the state's revenue shortfall, but they are being asked to borrow money for housing projects.
The state must invest to ensure community college students can have the same housing support that university students already receive.
Sonya Christian's supporters say her track record of influencing statewide change prepares her for her new role: chancellor of California's community college system.
Following complaints from California State University, lawmakers had asked community college officials to pause applications for new baccalaureate programs.
Golden State invests $10 million yearly to help community college students renew DACA, apply for naturalization, and other immigration services.
Ahead of college decision day, a UC San Diego admissions official discusses the process, including what waitlisted students should expect and how the campus plans to enroll more California residents.
University of California officials have proposed a new transfer pathway for community college students. Critics say it would make a complicated process even more complex.
Even as dual enrollment programs have rapidly grown in California, the students most in need of that academic boost don’t always have access to it.
Feather River College is the latest of California's community colleges to get approval for a bachelor's degree program.
California's state auditor says community colleges are misspending money meant to hire full-time faculty and is calling on the chancellor's office to provide better oversight.
Christian, chancellor of the Kern Community College District, will be the 11th chancellor in the system's history and the first woman in the role.
Many community college students don't have the luxury of moving to attend a CSU or UC campus; enabling them to earn a bachelor's degree at their local college is a matter of equity.
Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, said during an Assembly subcommittee hearing Tuesday that UC should participate in the Associate Degree for Transfer program.