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.
Tuition hikes at CSU and UC campus may be frozen but that doesn’t mean the cost for students isn’t rising. Many campuses are now charging “Student Success” fees.
Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.
A push to change California’s affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.
The push to bring back affirmative action at California’s public universities is hanging by a thread. Several state lawmakers who previously supported the bill have now reversed course, amid a backlash among the Asian-American community.
Lawmakers have ordered an audit of the University of California, Berkeley and three other state college campuses after complaints that sexual assault allegations were ignored.
Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.
California State University plans to spend the projected $125.1 million in extra state funding for the 2013-14 academic year to expand enrollment and online courses, boost employee salaries and pay for increased energy and health benefit costs.
California State University officials say they need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for.
The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.