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Spartan Daily
California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris held a teleconference yesterday to explain new initiatives, including the pilot program which will allow community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees. The program approved 12 new baccalaureate ...

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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, superintendent and president of Pasadena City College in California. "It wasn't true then ...

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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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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: 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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