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Two-year colleges in California mull bachelor's degrees

The state's community colleges become the latest to consider four-year degrees, a move with big implications there and beyond.

Education Department reprimands accreditor of San Francisco's community college

City College of San Francisco's accreditor is in trouble with the Education Department, which sent bombshell letter that could affect college's fate. 

California's two-year colleges roll out transfer degrees while lawmakers consider nudge

California lawmakers want to turn up the heat on broad 2010 transfer law as community colleges and Cal State campuses add new transfer pathways.

San Francisco community college's fight for survival may hinge on an appeal

City College of San Francisco's best hope of staying open is probably to appeal the death sentence from its accreditor, and the college may have longer than people realize to win a reprieve.

UC business schools see different levels of resistance to innovation plans

UCLA wins approval to make M.B.A. program self-sufficient, which the school sees as key to long-term success. The UCLA plan remains controversial, but Berkeley’s Haas School has changed its business model with much less resistance.

Controversial two-tier tuition proposal is back in California

As budget crunch eases at California's community colleges, a lawmaker pushes two-tiered tuition, a solution both faculty groups and system leaders oppose.

Report urges California policy makers to revamp online education

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A report aims to reframe a hot debate in California over online education as lawmakers get ready to work on the state's budget.

Faculty unions file complaint on accreditor's handling of CCSF

With City College of San Francisco facing possible accreditor-mandated shutdown, faculty unions urge agency to back down, arguing that review was flawed and tainted by conflicts of interest.

Amendments to California outsourcing bill give professors more say, but faculty remain wary

California bill to increase use of online course providers gets changed to give faculty more say -- but not yet kudos from said faculty. 

California community colleges release completion scorecards

California's community colleges get graded with new completion scorecards. Experts say the data are among the best provided by a public college system.

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