higher education

Private colleges boom as Calif. universities falter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities. With five years of funding cuts causing stumbles […]


Colleges pledge to graduate additional 4 million

(AP) – Public colleges and universities are pledging they’ll produce an additional 3.8 million graduates by 2025, providing a major boost toward a national target of having 60 percent of adults hold a college degree. […]


17 more universities to offer free cyber courses

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – More leading universities are offering free online courses through the fast-growing education platform Coursera. Mountain View, Calif.-based Coursera said Wednesday that 17 more domestic and international universities have joined the […]


San Diego veteran scholarship

(CNS) – National University today announced an initiative to raise funds for a newly established scholarship to benefit military veterans. To spearhead the fundraising campaign for the Veterans’ Victory Scholarship, retired Rear Adm. Ronne Froman […]


Out-of-state colleges recruit more Calif. students

(AP) – California students are increasingly being courted by out-of-state colleges seeking to take advantage of cutbacks and rising tuition at the Golden State’s public universities. The Los Angeles Times reports Monday that schools in […]


Experts: Remedial college classes need fixing

(AP) – Each year, an estimated 1.7 million U.S. college students are steered to remedial classes to catch them up and prepare them for regular coursework. But a growing body of research shows the courses […]


Money 101 guest info, April 2

Rebecca Joseph Specialties: College access, college funding, K-12 and higher education Phone: (323) 646-5759 Email: rjoseph@calstatela.edu Website: getmetocollege.org  




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