California

'Sad Day For California'

A draconian budget plan laid out Monday by California Gov. Jerry Brown would slash higher education along with other already beleaguered state agencies.

For-Profit Colleges and Cal Grants

Career colleges shoot down plan to cut awards to their students, but new restriction would limit funds going to institutions with high loan default rates.

Siren Song of Sports

California universities may face devastating budget cuts, but UCSD is moving toward big-time athletics.

Graduates Without Degrees

California community college district looks to award certificates and degrees retroactively to individuals who qualified for them but didn't claim them.

When More Costs Less

Community colleges in California and Connecticut are trying to show students that they are better off financially if they enroll full time.

Circular Firing Squad

Amid tough times for labor, intra-union strife besets graduate students in California.

Community College If You Can Pay

California considers letting campuses set much higher tuition rate for some programs. Would shift help wealthier students, make the colleges more competitive with for-profits, or both?

Starting Over?

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Unhappy with how their leaders are chosen, adjuncts at California community college lead bid to decertify union and start a new one.

Raising Graduation Rates, and Questions

San Diego State, celebrated for helping students succeed without changing the makeup of its student body, faces criticism that it is abandoning its mission.

Why They Move

In tough budget times, departures of top faculty set off debates over how to retain and lure away the best -- especially at flagships that appear targets for raids.

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