California community colleges
A series of Times' stories has tracked the state's two-year colleges buckling under the stress of funding cuts, increased demand and a weak record of student success.
Brown seeks to reshape California's community colleges
The governor wants to limit the number of credits students can accumulate. He also proposes changing the funding formula to pay schools for students who complete courses.
New California community colleges head is taking things slow
Brice W. Harris, who took charge of the beleaguered California colleges Nov. 6, isn't rushing in with a plan, saying, 'There's a real risk in charting a specific vision too soon.'
More community college news
Demand is up but funding is down for California community colleges. Many students are shut out of classes, making it harder to get their degrees or transfer.