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Corinthian Colleges to shut down remaining campuses, including Heald College
ABC30.com
Campuses closed include Corinthian's 13 remaining Everest and WyoTech campuses in California, Everest College Phoenix and Everest Online Tempe in Arizona, the Everest Institute in New York, and 150-year-old Heald College-including its 10 locations in ...
Abrupt closure of Corinthian Colleges, including Heald, shocks studentsSacramento Bee
Corinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses89.3 KPCC

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Visalia Times-Delta

California Community Colleges Board welcomes two new board appointees
Lake County News
“Connie Conway and Jennifer Perry will bring valuable experience and expertise to the Community Colleges Board of Governors. We thank the governor for these outstanding appointments and I look forward to working with them both on behalf of California's ...
Connie Conway tabbed for college boardVisalia Times-Delta
Conway named to community colleges boardPorterville Recorder
Gov. Brown names Tulare Republican Conway to college boardFresno Bee

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Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In ...
CBS Local
DAVIS (CBS SF) – A newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online. Education researchers at UC Davis studied the progress of students in courses ...
Online courses a cure-all? Think again, says UC Davis studyUC Davis

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Challenges remain for community colleges offering bachelor's degrees
Inside Higher Ed
Florida has allowed community colleges to confer four-year degrees for years, yet last year the colleges received a new hurdle when the state Legislature placed a moratorium on new four-year programs. Meanwhile, California's pilot program -- viewed as ...

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Jamillah Moore: California's community colleges are working
Ventura County Star
Jamillah Moore: California's community colleges are working. 3:11 PM, Apr 18, 2015. columnists. In January, the University of California, Davis, reported that a record high of nearly 80,000 prospective students applied for fall 2015. University of ...

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San Francisco Chronicle

Locking students out of California colleges a losing strategy
San Francisco Chronicle
Some will attend private four-year colleges in California, and some will leave the state. And many more will turn to California's community colleges. In fact, California high school graduates are more likely than those in other states to attend a two ...

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SJP activists call on California community colleges to divest from human ...
Mondoweiss
We, Students for Justice in Palestine, as well as countless individuals from across the California Community College system, have banded together from all walks of life. We are a diverse coalition that consist of all people of every color, nationality ...

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U.S. News & World Report

California Community Colleges Create a Path to HBCUs
U.S. News & World Report
An initiative announced in March may help more California community college students become undergrads. Students who meet certain criteria can transfer to one of nine historically black colleges​, such as Dillard University in Louisiana and Stillman ...

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U-T San Diego

Mixed report on community college graduation rates
U-T San Diego
San Diego — An annual report card on California community colleges shows campuses in San Diego County have better graduation rates than the state average. However, the local schools also followed a statewide trend that showed a slight dip in the ...

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Press-Enterprise

COMMUNITY COLLEGES: Program takes mystery out of transfer process
Press-Enterprise
“It reflects that they haven't received an adequate education prior to community college, and that reflects a weakness of the K-12 system and how public education varies by town or city,” she said. “The community colleges are on the receiving end of ...

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