Articles Tagged With ‘Education spending’

California college students displaced amid alleged financial aid scam

A popular for-profit college chain is shutting down than two dozen campuses and displacing more than 10,000 California students. [LA Times] Orange County company Corinthian Colleges Inc., which has operated the Everest, WyoTech and Heald college systems in California and... (Continue reading)

California’s $2.4 billion surplus

California’s financial situation has improved and advisors are projecting a $2.4 billion surplus at the end of the fiscal year in June 2014, according to the Legislature’s budget advisors. [LATimes] Gains from the economic recovery and stock market could provide... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly task force favors semester schedule

Amid Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students and faculty debates over the pros and cons of switching to a semester system, a recent report recommends leaving the quarter calendar in place to save money. [Tribune] The Semester Review Task Force... (Continue reading)

Still no word from Pedro Garcia

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A laudatory letter from his bosses extolling the professional virtues of Coast Unified School District Superintendent Chris Adams was sent home with students last week, further fractioning a divided community and raising — once again — the... (Continue reading)

California funding of public education hits all-time low

Government support of public education in the Golden State has dropped to a historic low, compared to the rest of the country, according to a new report by the California Budget Project. [California Watch] California ranks 46th in the U.S.... (Continue reading)