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San Francisco For-Profit College Settles Alleged Deceptive Marketing Suit For $4.4M

The California Art Institute in San Francisco, a for-profit university, has agreed to a $4.4 million settlement with the City Attorney’s office over claims that it allegedly used deceptive marketing tactics.

06/18/2014

18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad, who is graduating from Oakland Technical High School on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Standout Oakland Student Reflects On High School Career On Graduation Day

18-year-old Akintunde Ahmad said graduation on Wednesday will be filled with mixed emotions, as he’s leaving high school behind, but excited about his opportunities at Yale.

06/11/2014

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KCBS In Depth: The Challenges For UC Berkeley’s Chancellor

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, who began his job as the university’s leader last November, not only has to deal issues with academics but also safety, diversity and social justice in an environment where money for higher education is still not as forthcoming as state educators would prefer.

06/09/2014

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Vanderbilt Beats Stanford 12-5 To Advance In College World Series

Vince Conde and John Norwood had three hits and two RBIs each and Vanderbilt combined for six runs in the seventh and eighth innings to beat Stanford 12-5 Sunday to advance to the College World Series.

06/08/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill Mandating Formal Pre-Sex Consent On California Campuses Gaining Momentum In Sacramento

SB 967 would establish affirmative consent on all state-run college campuses in California. The standard is defined as “an affirmative unambiguous and conscious decision by each participant to engage in mutually agreed upon sexual activity…Lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent. Nor does silence mean consent.”

06/06/2014

Meuy Phan is graduating from Richmond High School with near-perfect grades. But her biggest accomplishment may be at home where she has grown up with the responsibilities of an adult.

Students Rising Above: Richmond High Student Helps Deaf Parents

Meuy Phan is graduating from Richmond High School with near-perfect grades. But her biggest accomplishment may be at home where she has grown up with the responsibilities of an adult.

06/03/2014

San Jose Overfelt High School seniors pose with their college T-shirts, May 28, 2014. CBS)

San Jose School Overcomes Odds, Low-Income Neighborhood To Send Graduates To 4-Year Colleges

A high school in San Jose which serves one of the lowest-income neighborhoods in the city is sending a record number of seniors to college; on Wednesday, the principal recognized them with T-shirts of the schools they are attending.

05/28/2014

Massive firings of San Jose State University resident advisers is prompting one student to speak out while the school continues to investigate the campus' racial climate. (Eugene Zelenko/Creative Commons)

Former Resident Adviser Calls SJSU Mass Firings A PR Stunt

Eighteen resident advisers were fired last month by San Jose State University after a student and his parents filed a $5 million claim against the school for racial bullying.

05/19/2014

A wine tasting bill passes California Assembly. (Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Underage College Students One Sip Closer To Tasting Wine In Class Thanks To State Bill

It would be legal for underage college students aspiring to be winemakers and brewers to taste what they produce under a bill approved by the state Assembly.

05/16/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

White House Tackles Growing Problem Of Sexual Assaults On College Campuses

The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Abuse was established earlier this year by President Obama and has issued guidelines aimed at preventing sexual assaults on college campuses.

04/30/2014

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