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  • Study supports affordability of Obamacare for CSU students

    Study supports affordability of Obamacare for CSU students
    As this year's deadline to sign up for Obamacare fast approaches, California State University officials are trying to show students that buying health insurance makes financial sense. A new analysis from the CSU Health Insurance Education Project...
  • UC widens vaccination requirements for 2017

     UC widens vaccination requirements for 2017
    All UC students will have to be vaccinated against measles, meningitis, whooping cough and several other diseases or they will not be allowed to register for classes in fall 2017, university officials announced Friday. Those shots will be in addition to...
  • L.A. Unified food guru David Binkle is pulled from job

    L.A. Unified food guru David Binkle is pulled from job
    In the last five years, Los Angeles Unified has won national acclaim — including praise from First Lady Michelle Obama — for its bold initiatives to transform school food from fatty meals to more healthful fare. But the man who led much of...
  • Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more

    Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more
    The current crop of college freshmen showed up at school as less experienced party animals than their older peers but with more mental health and emotional issues, according to a national survey by UCLA researchers. At the same time, the new college...
  • What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?

    What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?
    When 15 California community colleges received preliminary approval to offer four-year degrees recently, officials touted the move as a way to provide highly trained workers at a lower cost, especially for technical jobs in fields such as medicine and...
  • Along with his name on Beverly Hills campuses, donor buys controversy

     Along with his name on Beverly Hills campuses, donor buys controversy
    At Beverly Hills High School, a gift of $2,500 will get your name on a seat in the theater. For $50,000, the teachers lounge can be named after you. And, for $10 million, a campus street can bear your name. The Beverly Hills Unified School District...
  • Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'

    Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'
    California State University trustees Wednesday moved to place tighter controls on controversial student fees that have drawn criticism as a backdoor way to raise tuition. The recommendations were presented to the board by a working group led by...
  • Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates

    Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates
    California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Tuesday announced an aggressive plan to substantially increase graduation rates over the next decade while again calling for more state funding to help achieve those goals. In a "state of the...
  • Migrant college students face more stress than their peers, study says

    Migrant college students face more stress than their peers, study says
    Recent federal policies to limit deportations and state programs to expand financial aid have benefited college students who entered the country illegally, but those young people still face emotional, educational and money problems, according to a new...
  • 'Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges

    'Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges
    Steve Crawford recently graduated from the mortuary science program at Cypress College in Orange County. If he passes state tests, he could get a job in a coroner's office, which was once his dream job. But Crawford has decided he might want to work...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...