February 14, 2022
2022 may be the year of health benefits for part-time faculty at California's community colleges, where adjuncts teach about half of the courses and make up about two-thirds of the faculty. Gov. Newsom is proposing more funding that could give some of these instructors coverage for the first time.
February 10, 2022
Gig by gig, adjunct faculty teach about half of the classes at California Community Colleges' 115 campuses. As the pandemic drives more students away, these critical part-timers fear losing their jobs.
August 26, 2021
California community college adjuncts are pushing to get paid for time-consuming pandemic switch to online
California community college adjuncts who helped the system switch to online classes during the pandemic are getting differing amounts of federal Covid aid for the extra work.
August 25, 2021
Across California's community colleges, students are receiving varying amounts of emergency financial aid grants.
July 9, 2021
CSU Northridge benefits from the federal Covid relief formula which makes the campus eligible for $265 million, the most of any California college.
July 8, 2021
EdSource has gathered newly available federal data, with tables, charts, and maps, which detail funding and spending across the country.
July 8, 2021
The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic drove Congress and two presidential administrations to approve $69 billion in Covid relief for higher education with the highest amount, more than $9.5 billion, for California colleges and universities.
June 15, 2021
Community colleges face calls to do more as Black, Native American and Pacific Islander students enroll in for-profit colleges at alarming rates.
May 11, 2021
California's community colleges and state university system are deeply involved in training and educating police officers and are making changes a year after George Floyd was murdered.
April 12, 2021
Enrollment at California's community colleges has plummeted during the pandemic creating uncertainty for some colleges. Online classes, job loss and child care are among the reasons students have not enrolled.
March 17, 2021
At issue is the future of the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education, which regulates for-profit colleges in California
March 12, 2021
The agency that regulates California’s 1800 for-profit colleges needs reauthorization from the Legislature to keep operating. Lawmakers say they want it to do a better job protecting the 260,000 students at for-profit schools.
March 5, 2021
California higher education supporters say the state legislature needs to change an arcane state law that inadequately funds efforts to diversify community college faculty. An EdSource investigation revealed the system's failings.
March 1, 2021
The California Community Colleges has a highly diverse student body but relies on a failed and arcane state law to diversify its faculty.