A bill in the California Assembly would add to previous legislation by further restricting when a community college can require students to take remedial classes. Faculty association says it goes too far.
A pair of bills aimed at giving California's part-time community college instructors something approaching equity with their full-time peers won easy approval in an Assembly committee, but their ultimate fate remains uncertain.
As community colleges reopen for in-person instruction after the pandemic, many students are still opting for online classes though outcomes for distance learning outcomes are usually not as good as for in-person instruction.
Calbright College, California's online community college, faces a third attempt to shut it down amid charges that it has received millions in state funding and awarded certificates to only 70 students by the end of 2021.