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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

    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

    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...
  • State threatens to withhold funds from schools that skip Common Core test

    State threatens to withhold funds from schools that skip Common Core test
    A showdown over state testing is intensifying, with the Illinois State Board of Education threatening to yank as much as hundreds of millions of dollars from districts that don't administer a new state exam to students. A dramatic letter to school...
  • Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky

     Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky
    Months before he graduated from college, Jeramey Winfield was sending out resumes and applying for jobs online in Chicago. The media studies major hoped to jump from Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire right into the Chicago workforce, in marketing or...
  • Michigan college names local students to dean's list

    Hope College in Holland, Mich., has named the following student to its dean's list for the fall semester of the 2014-15 school year. Rachel deMarigny, Emma Ropski, Bridget Totsch. Hope, a private liberal arts residential college, is located in...
  • Lawmakers want to question College of DuPage president on severance package

     Lawmakers want to question College of DuPage president on severance package
    An Illinois Senate panel will ask College of DuPage President Robert Breuder to appear before its members and answer questions regarding his controversial severance package from the publicly funded school, lawmakers said Wednesday. The newly formed...