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Legislators Push for Free Community College in CA
August 24, 2018
Assembly Bill 1862, jointly authored by Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago, David Chiu, and Kevin McCarty, was introduced last week to take an important step towards guaranteeing a completely free community college experience for California students.  The measure comes directly on the heels of the implementation of 2017’s Assembly Bill 19 (jointly authored by the same legislators) which made the first year of community college free for all first-time, full-time students. That first round of students will begin classes at schools across California in the coming weeks.  ... read more »
The Smart Path to a Good-Paying Career
April 26, 2018
California’s community colleges offer hands-on career training programs in more than 200 fields. ... read more »
AB 19 — Free Community College — Signed Into Law
October 19, 2017
 AB 19 will expand the number of students eligible for a community college fee waiver ... read more »
Los Angeles Community College District Applauds Governor Jerry Brown in Signing AB 19,
October 19, 2017
The California College Promise passed the State Legislature with bipartisan support. ... read more »
Education First! For LACCD President Sydney Kamlager-Dove
September 7, 2017
Dove helps underserved college students soar academically and professionally in Los Angeles Community Colleges. ... read more »
Los Angeles County 2016 Election Results
November 10, 2016
As of Tuesday, November 8, the 2016 Los Angeles County election has come to an end. Below are the election results. Janice Hahn Congresswoman Janice Hahn is the daughter of Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenny Hahn and the U.S. ... read more »
Compton Community College District Provisional Board of Trustee Member Appointed
November 2, 2016
The Compton Community College District (CCCD) Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Nicole J. Jones as a provisional board of trustee member for Trustee Area 2. ... read more »
Study: Minorities less likely to attend top public colleges
October 19, 2016
Black and Latino students in the U.S. are far less likely than their peers of other races to attend elite public universities ... read more »
Kamlager embraces role of community college trustee
November 4, 2015
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest system of its kind in the nation. More than 100,000 students residing in 36 cities attend its nine campuses that encompass 900 square miles. ... read more »
The Name Game: Colleges Rebrand to Get More Students
July 15, 2015
Community colleges, state colleges, and universities across the nation are rebranding themselves to attract more students paying out-of-state tuition rates, which includes foreign students as well, to ease the financial concerns of a growing number of institutions. ... read more »
Senate Committee Passes Holden’s Bill to Expand Pathways from High School to Community College
July 13, 2015
Legislation by Assemblymember Chris Holden has been approved by the Senate Education Committee to form a partnership between high schools and community colleges to allow high schoolers to participate in college level courses so that they can be better prepared for education after high school. ... read more »
AB 19 — Free Community College — Signed Into Law
October 19, 0201
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Assembly Bill 19, authored by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago ... read more »
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