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  • 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...
  • Biden touts community college proposal, healthcare during L.A. visit

    Biden touts community college proposal, healthcare during L.A. visit
    Vice President Joe Biden visited several Los Angeles sites on Friday to tout and gather support for two of the White House's signature initiatives: a plan to make the first two years of community college free and the Affordable Care Act. During a...
  • The nuts and bolts of Obama's community college plan

    The nuts and bolts of Obama's community college plan
    The rumors started early last week. President Obama had been outlining his goals for the last two years of his presidency and had long been interested in improving students' access to college. The president was scheduled to go to Knoxville, Tenn., on...
  • UC regents table proposal to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

    After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes' classroom performance, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches' compensation to their teams' grades and graduation rates....
  • UC coaches' financial bonuses may be tied to athletes' grades

    Coaches are among the most highly-paid employees in the University of California system, with hefty bonuses if their teams have good seasons and win championships. On Wednesday, UC officials debated how to add another factor to coaches' compensation...
  • 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...
  • Many school districts in state don't comply with teacher evaluation law

    Major California school districts are failing to comply with a state law that requires them to evaluate teachers in part by how much their students have learned, according to a study released Wednesday. The review of 26 school districts serving more...
  • UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances

    UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
  • Judge says accrediting panel denied San Francisco college a fair review

    Judge says accrediting panel denied San Francisco college a fair review
    In revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, a private commission violated the law in ways that denied the 80,000-student school a fair hearing, a judge tentatively ruled Friday. Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow directed the San...
  • Schools on military bases struggle with maintenance

    Schools on military bases struggle with maintenance
    Water leaks stain the ceiling of Irving L. Branch Elementary School. Electrical wiring is exposed, and students are careful to avoid cracks in the playground's asphalt. "We need new stuff," sixth-grader Damian Rattler said recently while sitting in a...
  • Accrediting panel gives City College of San Francisco a 2-year reprieve

    Accrediting panel gives City College of San Francisco a 2-year reprieve
    San Francisco's only community college will remain accredited for at least two more years in a reprieve announced Wednesday to keep the institution's doors open for nearly 80,000 students. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...