Articles Tagged With ‘California Community Colleges’

California may give refugees state jobs and in-state tuition

Faced with an influx of refugees in the Sacramento area, California lawmakers are pushing a legislative package that would help new arrivals with integrating in the education system and workforce. [Sac Bee] Assembly members Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), Lorena Gonazlez Fletcher... (Continue reading)

California community colleges facing accreditation problems

An increasing number of California community colleges are struggling to maintain their accreditation. [LA Times] This month, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges announced its plan to revoke the accreditation of the City College of San Francisco in... (Continue reading)

Cuesta summer sessions bloom again

Cuesta College officials are anticipating full classes for summer sessions, a harbinger of better times ahead in most of the state’s two-year colleges in the wake of new Prop. 30 funding. It’s the first hint of positive movement for California’s... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College keeps accreditation

Cuesta College retained its accreditation, overcoming its 2012 placement by a community college commission on the most serious possible sanction. By retaining its accreditation, Cuesta ensures, at least temporarily, that other colleges and universities will continue to accept its students’... (Continue reading)

Could California college costs increase despite Prop 30?

Governor Jerry Brown proposed a budget that includes a nearly $200 million increase in community college funding, yet critics say it could actually make the system more expensive. [LA Times] In addition to the funding increase from Proposition 30, Brown... (Continue reading)

Community colleges need more state oversight?

Several bills introduced during the past few years have tried – unsuccessfully – to reform the California Community Colleges system known for having a large percentage of public attendance and lower than national graduation rates. [CaliforniaWatch] Of the six community... (Continue reading)