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California public higher ed tops New York Times’ rankings of “Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream”

California public higher ed tops The New York Times’ rankings of “Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream,” with UCs taking 6 of the top …

LA Times Editorial: UC’s $175 million in hidden funds might not be $175 million — and they might not be hidden

On April 28, 2017, the Los Angeles …

Education is a universal right that extends to immigrants, Cal State chancellor declares

On Feb. 1, 2017, the Los Angeles Times published an article, “Education is a universal right that extends to immigrants, Cal State chancellor declares”. Here’s an …

If the question is upward mobility the answer is California colleges

On Feb. 1, 2017, Fox & Hounds published commentary from Loren Kaye, president of the California Foundation for Commerce and Education, titled, “If …

Tuition hike, budget gaps top agenda as Cal State trustees discuss priorities for 2017

On January 30, 2017, the Los Angeles Times published an article, “Tuition hike, budget gaps top agenda as Cal State trustees discuss priorities for 2017.” Here’s …