California community colleges

The University of California says its admitting a record number of transfer studetns for the upcoming school year.  Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne reports.

A state Assembly subcommittee will vote today (Wednesday) on whether to include $120 million in the budget to establish an entirely online community college in California.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

A new statewide agreement in California will make it easier for community college students to graduate with a bachelor's degree.  Capital Public Radio's Randol White explains.

The California Community College System hopes changing the name of a free tuition program will get more eligible students to take advantage of it.  Capital Public Radio's Randol White explains.

Community College students are typically considered to fall into two categories: those who complete a course of study or transfer to four-year institutions, and those who don't. A new analysis by California Community Colleges finds taking just a few classes can have a significant benefit for a third group. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.

A new report ranking nearly 700 community colleges throughout the nation ranks some Inland Empire community colleges fairly high... and, a couple were a bit down the list.  More from KVCR's Matt Guilhem.

Knowing what classes to take to finish school can be challenging. But the California Community Colleges are trying to take some of the mystery out of the process. Capital Public rAdio's Katie Orr outlines the strategy.

Community college students could have an easier time transferring into University of California campuses under a newly-announced UC initiative.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

The California Community college system yesterday (Monday) rolled out a redesigned "virtual campus" website as part of its online education initiative.  Capital Public Radio's Ed Joyce reports.

Not everyone is happy with the revised budget proposed by California Governor Jerry Brown.  But he does have the approval of the state's community college system.  Brown attended the Community College Board of Governors meeting yesterday (Monday).  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.

Getting into college can be hard enough, but transferring can be even tougher.  A new report out this week looks at the progress one program is making toward easing transfers between community colleges and the California State University system.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.

IE Community College Officials Like Free Tuition Idea

Jan 21, 2015

California has the largest community college system in the nation.  With 72 districts and 112 colleges serving more than 2.1 million students, the need for more affordable education is a constant struggle.  Community college officials say President Obama's free community college proposal is a new plan to make high-quality programs at community colleges free to eligible students.  KVCR's Natalya Estrada has more in this report.