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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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May 12, 2015
Mills is across the country from Sweet Briar, but is closer in circumstance. It struggles with declining enrollment, a growing discount rate and faculty-administrator tensions. How endangered is the college?
April 24, 2015
'Instrument of torture' or building block of understanding? UCLA and other universities debate how much math, and what kind, is enough for life sciences majors.
March 17, 2015
California's community college system signs an agreement with nine historically black colleges to make it easier for students to transfer across state borders.
January 19, 2015
City College of San Francisco's supporters notch an incremental court victory in their feud with the college's accreditor. But the accreditor still gets to make the final call, judge rules.
December 9, 2014
Education Department defends sale of 56 Corinthian College campuses to ECMC, saying guarantee agency's purchase will help 40,000 students, many of whom are close to graduation.
November 20, 2014
System leaders want to increase tuition rates, but a popular governor is pushing instead for more emphasis on online and competency-based education, and three-year degrees.
September 5, 2014
Community college instructors across disciplines can teach reading comprehension, thanks to an expanding training program that is winning believers.
August 28, 2014
California's Democratic leaders have taken a gentler approach in push for the state's colleges to get creative with online courses, including with a $50 million award fund.
August 4, 2014
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs backs University of Phoenix in its squabble with a California state agency over veterans' enrollment numbers.
July 22, 2014
The California State U. System scales back plans to enroll a quarter of a million students through a centralized online portal -- a goal that failed to attract interest across its 23 campuses and that many professors questioned.

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