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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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Campus Technology

California's Online Education Initiative Pushes Forward on PD, Student Readiness
Campus Technology
The California Community College Online Education Initiative (OEI), the state-sponsored project that aims to dramatically increase the number of students who earn associate degrees and transfer to four-year colleges, has come a long way since it was ...

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Inside Higher Ed

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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U.S. News & World Report

4 Reasons for High School Graduates to Turn to Community College
U.S. News & World Report
"When I was growing up there was a perception that if you went to community college you weren't good enough to get into a four-year school," says Robert Miller, interim superintendent-president of Pasadena City College in California. "It wasn't true ...

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VoiceofOC

A Long and Winding Road Through Community College
VoiceofOC
Today, 53 percent of community college students in California are part-time, according to a national study, dubbed “Time Is The Enemy," published by Complete College, a Indiana-based organization focused on improving college graduation rates ...

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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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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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