California

California's Gaps

Smart Title: 

The report's language is unambiguous: "At every step -- eligibility, admission, enrollment, and graduation -- Hispanic and black students fare worse than white and Asian students in the University of California System."

For the California State University system, Hispanic students are underrepresented. And while the state's community colleges do reflect the ethnic and racial mix of the state's high school graduates, Hispanic and black students are less likely to transfer to four-year institutions than are white students.

Town vs. Gown at Berkeley

Smart Title: 

City officials sue the university over its expansion plans.

A New Red Scare

Smart Title: 

Members of the College Republicans group at Santa Rosa Junior College had had enough. They were fed up, they said, with talking among themselves about various professors who, by expressing unvarnished liberal views as fact, made the students feel uncomfortable expressing their opposing views in class.

Promises Kept and Broken

Smart Title: 

The budget unveiled by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday pleased California's universities but left community colleges a little short.

The End to the 4.6 GPA?

Smart Title: 

Colleges that allow high school GPAs to be adjusted for honors or AP courses may be unintentionally discriminating against low-income applicants.

Stolen: A Laptop and 100,000 Identities

Smart Title: 

Theft of computer with Berkeley graduate students' names and ID numbers is latest in rash of campus incidents.

Different Results, Same Policy?

Smart Title: 

Study finds big drop in number of low-scoring students admitted to U. of California, a year after a regent blasted the university.

At Capacity

Smart Title: 

Community college leaders gather amid concern about their ability to meet enrollment demands.

Upwardly Mobile Academic: Rocky Young

Smart Title: 

Next chancellor of Los Angeles Community College District has a growth agenda.

Cutting Budgets, Silencing Students

Smart Title: 

2 community colleges eliminate their newspapers, and much is lost.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - California
Back to Top