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A group of people in yellow uniforms and hard hats conduct an underburn, an intentional fire to promote land health, on the forested campus of Feather River College.
Dec 05, 2022
The California Community Colleges and the California State University system are in a standoff over three proposals for community college baccalaureate programs.

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January 28, 2022
A California lawmaker wants to pay thousands of low-income students $500 monthly stipends to help them get by. The idea is modeled after universal basic income programs.
January 4, 2022
A state law sought to cut back on remedial education at California Community Colleges, but many colleges still offer these courses. Consumer advocates say the classes keep students from earning degrees. Frustrated students agree.
December 15, 2021
More eligible Californians are applying to University of California and California State University campuses, but a new report says underrepresented students still struggle to gain access to the institutions.
November 22, 2021
Disappointingly low student completion rates in the California Community Colleges system are prompting campus leaders to focus on retention efforts as they also try to stem enrollment declines.
October 19, 2021
A new law requires California state universities and community colleges to provide students with free menstrual products. But some campus groups have been supplying them for years.
October 18, 2021
Community college leaders celebrated new legislation allowing their institutions to offer more four-year degrees. The measure is also a win for the national community college baccalaureate movement.
October 13, 2021
California governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill to extend access to the state’s financial aid program to about 160,000 more college students. The governor cited the high costs of the measure, which was widely supported by state lawmakers.
September 1, 2021
Some California community colleges, already struggling with enrollment declines and the fallout from the pandemic, now face new challenges caused by the wildfires.
July 27, 2021
College of Marin leaders hope to use $2,000 grants to persuade more than 400 students who left during the pandemic to return and to entice others to enroll this fall.
July 21, 2021
The California Community Colleges system will require students to take an ethnic studies course. The new policy follows legislation that established a similar requirement at the California State University system last year.

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