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Uncertain CA community colleges eye tuition cuts

  Little was heard about president Barack Obama’s call, in his last State of the Union address, to make community college free around the country. But now, facing gnawing affordability problems and the prospect of weakened enrollment, many of California’s community colleges — and

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Student debt makes CA waves

While California students mustered to lead a nationwide movement for college debt relief, policymakers and innovators grappled with the issue in ways of their own. Students in the UC system — particularly the Berkeley campus — have taken a central role in

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CA tests 4-year community college plan

On the heels of a high-profile presidential push for free community college, California has committed to an expansion program for the typically two-year schools. In what could be a model for advocates who support President Obama’s agenda for free community college

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L.A. Junior College Boondoggle 2

John Seiler: “Poor planning, frivolous spending and shoddy workmanship” That’s the key phrase in an excellent L.A. Times investigative story that ran today on how a $5.7 billion L.A. community college bond was spent. Keep that in mind as Gov.

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