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State Awards Nearly $13 Million to Community College District
Patch.com
The Riverside Community College District is slated to receive a $12.8 million boost for programs that steer students into “high-demand fields” of the future, it was announced. The California Department of Education awarded the grant under the ...

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Community colleges sending too many into remedial math
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
California's 112 community colleges are designed to provide high school graduates who don't go to four-year universities a second chance at higher education. But when it comes to math proficiency requirements, too many community college students are ...

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Bill targeting sexual assault on community college campuses approved by ...
The Aggie
On May 19, the California Assembly approved Assembly Bill (AB) 969, a bill that would give California Community Colleges (CCCs) grounds to suspend or dismiss students who threaten or commit violence against fellow classmates, whether the violence ...

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California Expands Bachelor's Degree Programs at Community Colleges
U.S. News University
They join 12 other programs at community colleges throughout the state in fields such as dental hygiene, occupational studies, health information management, biomanufacturing and respiratory care. Community colleges in California and many states in the ...

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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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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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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 ...

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FRC named top small community college in California
Plumas County Newspapers
According to EDsmart, “Thus, if your goal is to attend a four-year university, the name of the game is to pay attention to the graduation and transfer rate of the community college. These two rates are representative of how well a student does in ...

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89.3 KPCC

California budget: How teachers, community colleges will use extra state funds
89.3 KPCC
Jerry Brown is set to unveil an updated budget proposal for the next fiscal year, and California educators and community colleges anticipate good news. Better-than-expected California income tax revenues are filling state coffers. That means Brown will ...
Education highlights from Gov. Brown's revised budgetEdSource
California governor's budget increase would prevent controversial tuition ...Inside Higher Ed
UC system, K-12 among biggest winners in Brown's new budget proposalLos Angeles Times
San Jose Mercury News -Wall Street Journal -Contra Costa Times
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