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11-year-old graduates from California community college with three degrees
FOX31 Denver
Tanishq Abraham graduated from American River College in Sacramento on Wednesday night with degrees in math and physical sciences, general science and foreign language studies. “I like to learn,” he told KTXL after the graduation ceremony. “So I just ...
11-year-old graduates community college with 3 degreesKTRK-TV
"This Isn't Much of a Big Thing For Me": 11-Year-Old Youngest to Graduate CollegeNBC Bay Area
California 11-year-old graduates college with three degreesUPI.com
BuzzFeed News -University Herald
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California community college combats Latino higher education gap
California Economy Reporting
When the Campaign for College Opportunity released its report on Latinos, the headlines in national newspapers were loud and clear: Latinos face a post-secondary education gap. And because Latinos make up nearly 40 percent of California's population, ...

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Patch.com

Solano Community College To Offer Biomanufacturing Bachelor's Degree
Patch.com
The Board of Governor's for the California Community Colleges approved Solano Community College to provide a Bachelor's Degree in Biomanufacturing to begin in the 2017-18 academic year. SCC will join 14 other community colleges in the Baccalaureate ...

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WBIR-TV

Study: Online community college courses found to be ineffective
WBIR-TV
The study looked at 217,000 students from the beginning of the 2008 academic year through the end of the 2012 academic year in the California community college system. The study focused exclusively on courses taught in lecture or discussion formats.

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The Pitfalls of Community College Placement Tests
Huffington Post
The majority of community college students -- in California, estimates run as high as 85 percent -- are required to take remedial math courses. Typically, that is a result of students' scores on a one-hour placement test that many students aren't aware ...

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Local Community College to Offer Bachelor's Degree
EGP News
San Gabriel Valley based Rio Hondo College is one of three community colleges selected to round out the a landmark California Community Colleges pilot program that will allow 15 schools in the system to offer bachelor's degrees in vocational fields.

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Fairfield Daily Republic

Solano beats out 13 colleges to earn 4-year degree slot
Fairfield Daily Republic
FAIRFIELD — Solano Community College slid into an unexpected vacancy Monday, ending its quest to become part of a statewide pilot program offering four-year degrees at select community colleges. The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office ...
SCC 4-year biotech degree program approvedTheReporter.Com

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Santa Monica Mirror

SMC interaction design bachelor's degree gets final approval
Santa Monica Daily Press
Santa Monica College has received final approval from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to be part of a landmark pilot program allowing it to offer a Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design. SMC and the two other colleges approved ...
SMC Interaction Design BA program slated for spring 2016 after clearing final ...The Corsair

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Final three California community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees selected
Lake County News
“The community colleges are uniquely positioned to deal with the flexible and changing world,” said Gov. Jerry Brown, who attended today's board meeting and signed the legislation establishing the baccalaureate degree program. “I think we have to get a ...
SMC IS ONE OF FIRST TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO OFFER BA DEGREESanta Monica Dispatch

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Capital Public Radio News

Brown Lauds California Community Colleges
Capital Public Radio News
"I would see classes that are taught at San Francisco City College, Cal State Hayward and UC Berkeley," he says."I don't see why the same course couldn't be available." The community college system recently approved a pilot program to offer bachelor's ...
California tax windfall: Spend it or roll back that 'temporary' tax hike?Yahoo News
Additional $660 million may be available for California schoolsLA School Report
Opinion: Child care looms as big spending issue in CaliforniaSacramento Bee
Los Angeles Times
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