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California bill to encourage MOOC credit at public colleges

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California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.

University of California rethinks how it funds campuses

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The University of California system is changing the way it funds its 10 campuses to equalize per-student appropriations.

California looks at MOOCs in online push

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State's governor looks to MOOCs for help in entry-level courses at public institutions. San Jose State takes the plunge while community colleges mull a different path.

U. of California's new logo sparks outrage

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Students and alumni campaign to kill the new symbol for the University of California.

Despite promising election results, California higher education still faces uphill battle

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California higher education leaders see Tuesday’s election results as a potential boon for the state’s colleges and universities, but major financial problems could still complicate the systems’ recoveries.

California lawmakers target students and faculty to pass tax hike measure

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California politicians are targeting students and faculty members to support a ballot measure that, by raising taxes, could stave off cuts to higher education and tuition hikes.

Calif. community colleges pick a new chancellor

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Brice Harris, a community college veteran, is new chancellor of cash-strapped state system. His job won't be easy.

CCSF's woes help trigger a shared governance tussle in Calif.

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New details emerge in accreditation crisis at City College of San Francisco, and a tussle brews between former for-profit foe Bob Shireman and faculty groups at California's community colleges.

For-profit Ashford University loses accreditation bid

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WASC nixes Ashford University's accreditation bid, dealing blow to for-profit Bridgepoint Inc. and signaling that accreditors may take a more aggressive stance with for-profit sector.

Accreditation crisis hits City College of San Francisco

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City College of San Francisco's accreditation is in limbo. Shutting down probably isn't a possibility, but the college is in a deep hole. What went wrong?

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