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Now for the hard part: translating vision for community colleges into student success

On July 18, 2017, EdSource reported, “Now for the hard part: translating vision for community colleges into student success.” The article reports on a new …

Cal State trustees grapple with boosting graduation rates and enrollment

On July 18, 2017, the Los Angeles Times reported, “Cal State trustees grapple with boosting graduation rates and enrollment.” Here’s an excerpt:
About 31,000 fully qualified students …

Meeting California’s Need for College Graduates: A Regional Perspective

A new report from the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) addresses “Meeting California’s Need for College Graduates: A Regional Perspective.” Here’s an excerpt from …

California lawmakers chip away at state’s college affordability crisis

On July 6, 2017, CALmatters reported, “California lawmakers chip away at state’s college affordability crisis.” CALmatters is a nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining …

California State University will soon offer admission to all qualified applicants

On June 19, 2017, the Mercury News reported, “California State University will soon offer admission to all qualified applicants.” Here’s an excerpt:
Students who qualify for …