San Jose Launches 'SJ Aspires' College Tuition Assistance Program For 700 StudentsThe city of San Jose is partnering up with schools to give students in lower-income neighborhoods a pathway to higher education, counseling and cash for college.
University Of California Sets Undergrad Application Record; Nearly 250,000 For Fall 2021A record number of people applied for undergraduate admission to the University of California for the fall, university officials said Thursday.
California Police Groups Back Requiring College Classes For Recruits As Lawmakers Seek ReformsCalifornia organizations encompassing both police chiefs and rank-and-file officers proposed legislation Thursday in the wake of recent civil unrest that they said would raise standards for police recruiting and training while increasing diversity.
California State University Sticks To Mostly Virtual Learning For Spring 2021 Semester Due To COVID-19All California State University campuses will remain under mostly virtual learning for the Spring 2021 semester due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
College Bribery Scandal: Ross Couple Pleads Guilty To Paying $250,000 To Get Daughter Into USCA California couple agreed Friday to plead guilty to paying $250,000 to get their daughter into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. According to the plea deal, Diane Blake will serve six weeks in prison and Todd Blake will serve four months. Both will pay a $125,000 fine.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Donates $120M To Black Colleges To Help 'Reverse Generations Of Inequity'The CEO of Netflix says he will donate $120 million to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs),
Coronavirus Update: CSU, UC Students Unlikely To Return To Campus In FallMost of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems, which include several Bay Area campuses, aren't likely to return to campus this fall.
CSU, UC Students Want Some Fees Refunded Since COVID-19 Shut Down Campus LifeWhen colleges stopped in-person classes, students had to switch to online learning. That cut out much of the campus life that students were enjoying and had paid for in advance. Now some are demanding their money back.
Stay Home Order Forces Bay Area High School Seniors To Commit To Colleges They Can't VisitHigh school seniors across the country are forced to make big life decisions when it comes to choosing a college to attend without ever leaving their homes, as universities cancel campus tours during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Pandemic Disrupts Graduations For Thousands Of College, High School SeniorsStanford student Jenna Garden is the first in her family to attend college, but because of COVID-19 she won't be celebrating years of hard work with her family, friends and teachers on graduation day in June.
Coronavirus Update: San Jose State Confirms First Case Of COVID-19San Jose State University confirmed its first case of coronavirus on Tuesday: an off-campus student who is recovering at home.
Bay Area Students Adapt As Education System Grapples With Coronavirus OutbreakStudents across the Bay Area are adapting to online classes, canceled events and “deep cleanings" as the education system grapples with the coronavirus outbreak.
Making Waves Academy Helps Students Navigate The Long Road To CollegeMaking Waves Academy's Director of College and Career Counseling Jon Siapno and pre-nursing student Te'Arie Jackson talk to BAF's Michelle Griego about helping kids navigate the road to college.
New Federal Food Aid Rules Could Leave Many Bay Area College Students HungryBig changes could be coming to a federal food assistance program used by many college students. Students worry they may have to sacrifice their grades or go hungry.
Students Camp Out For Days To Secure Off-Campus Housing At Santa Clara UniversityA shortage of off-campus housing at Santa Clara University caused dozens of students to camp out for the last four nights to secure a place to live for next fall.