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  • Push is on to close college gap for California's Latinos

    Push is on to close college gap for California's Latinos
    As a freshman at Cal State San Marcos, Cipriano Vargas' grades were so low, his part-time job waiting tables so consuming and his home life with eight siblings so chaotic that he was on the verge of dropping out. The first-generation college student and...
  • Black college students face persistent gaps, report says

    More black students in California are earning bachelor’s degrees than a decade ago, but enrollment in the state’s public universities is stagnant and many are turning to costly for-profit schools, according to a report released Thursday....
  • Black college students face persistent hurdles, report finds

    Black college students face persistent hurdles, report finds
    More black students in California are earning bachelor's degrees than they were a decade ago, but enrollment in the state's public universities is stagnant and many are turning to costly for-profit schools, according to a new report. The road to...
  • For the graduate, a lack of pomp, but plenty to be proud of

    For the graduate, a lack of pomp, but plenty to be proud of
    I stuffed my purse with tissues for my trip to San Francisco last week. I expected to be a teary mess as I watched my youngest child walk the stage at her college graduation. But I didn't get weepy because I didn't get to see it. The commencement at...
  • Lesson for college-bound: never give up

    Lesson for college-bound: never give up
    They lured him with Clippers tickets and the promise of money for college. The deal required Eric Antuche to give up years of Saturday mornings. But it all paid off for the graduate of Verbum Dei High School in Watts. His family drove him up to...
  • State oversight agency urges new higher education agenda

    A state oversight agency Monday sent an urgent message to California’s higher education leaders and public officials: out with the old, in with the new. In a report on the future of higher education, the Little Hoover Commission said that it&...
  • Proposal would let California's 2-year colleges grant 4-year degrees

     Proposal would let California's 2-year colleges grant 4-year degrees
    California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce. The change would require legislation...
  • Immigrants self-deport to Mexico, then ask to cross into U.S.

    Immigrants self-deport to Mexico, then ask to cross into U.S.
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Chanting, “Undocumented, unafraid,” three young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children staged an unorthodox — and risky — demonstration at the U.S.-Mexico border to protest U.S....
  • George Saunders' Syracuse commencement address to become book

    George Saunders' Syracuse commencement address to become book
    From the department of it had to happen: The commencement address George Saunders delivered this past spring at Syracuse University, which has gone viral across the Internet, will be published next year as a book by Random House. The title? “...
  • Obama proposes linking federal aid to the value colleges provide

    Obama proposes linking federal aid to the value colleges provide
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- President Obama began a two-day bus tour here by laying out new proposals to address what he called a “crisis” of college affordability, including a new rating system that would reward universities that provide better value...
  • Education Department to rate colleges: Isn't that Playboy's job?

    Education Department to rate colleges: Isn't that Playboy's job?
    Was the college you attended -- and, hopefully, graduated from -- a good deal? And what about the college your son/daughter attended, or is attending? No, it’s not a trick question. On Thursday, President Obama proposed, as The Times reported,...