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U-T San Diego

District: Associate degrees worthwhile
U-T San Diego
Last year, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced it would push to increase the number of students earning certificates or degrees or transferring to four-year institutions by 227,247 over the next 10 years, an increase of 2.5 ...

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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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Press-Enterprise

COMMUNITY COLLEGES: Booking a bargain in tough college climate
Press-Enterprise
The California community college system has 112 campuses and is the largest system of higher education in the nation. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill in 2014 that allows up to 15 community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees. Recently, President Barack ...

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California Community Colleges forges guaranteed transfer agreement with nine ...
Lake County News
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Beginning fall 2015, California community college transfer students who meet certain academic criteria will be guaranteed admission to nine historically black colleges and universities, thanks to an agreement the California ...

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U-T San Diego

Town Hall Explores How California Community Colleges Can Build A Stronger ...
KPBS
Getting better paying jobs for more community college students was the theme of a Wednesday meeting in San Diego. The meeting, which brought together education and business leaders, focused on increasing opportunities for students in the science, ...
Community colleges adapting to train students for workU-T San Diego

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SFGate (blog)

9 universities guarantee admission to CA community college students
SFGate (blog)
Fisk University typically accepts only about one in five applicants a year to its campus in storied Nashville. But California community college students who earn enough units are now guaranteed admission to Fisk and eight other historically black ...

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Times of San Diego

EDUCATION: Twelve California community colleges receive final approval to ...
Lake County News
The California Community Colleges Board of Governors gave final approval on Monday for 12 community colleges to participate in a landmark pilot program that allows them to offer bachelor's degrees in fields such as respiratory therapy, dental hygiene ...
Mesa College Gets OK to Offer B.A. in Health InformationTimes of San Diego

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Wall Street Journal

California community college system signs transfer deal with nine HBCUs
Inside Higher Ed
California's 112-campus community college system is making it easier for graduates to attend historically black colleges and universities across the country. The system is launching a new program that guarantees students admission to nine HBCUs if they ...
California Community Colleges Partner With Historically Black CollegesWall Street Journal
California's community colleges approve transfer path to historically black ...Sacramento Bee
Community College Students in Calif. Are Guaranteed Admission to 9 HBCUsThe Root
Fox News -LA Daily News
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CDCR and California Community Colleges Partner to Expand College ...
Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) have signed an agreement to expand and increase inmate access to community college ...

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Glendale News Press

State Community College Chancellor Brice Harris shares optimistic outlook ...
Glendale News Press
The chief of California's community-college system paid a visit on Tuesday to Glendale Community College, where he toured the facilities and shared his optimistic outlook on the state's colleges before hundreds of faculty and staff members in the ...

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