college http://kvpr.org en New California Community College Scorecard Shows Affects of Recession http://kvpr.org/post/new-california-community-college-scorecard-shows-affects-recession <p class="p1">A new study says students at California’s Community Colleges are achieving many of their academic goals. But Community College officials say they’ll be recovering from the drastic cuts during the Great Recession for years to come. Capital Public Radio’s Max Pringle reports.&nbsp;</p><p class="p3">Paul Feist with the California Community Colleges says there’s a lot to like in the findings of the “Student Success Scorecard.”</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:01:34 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 31336 at http://kvpr.org New California Community College Scorecard Shows Affects of Recession Valley Edition: April 1 - Snow Survey; Homeless Laws; College Sports Unions; Beer; Wu Man http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-april-1-snow-survey-homeless-laws-college-sports-unions-beer-wu-man <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This week on&nbsp;<a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Valley Edition</a>&nbsp;FM89 reporter Ezra David Romero travels with a <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/voices-drought-rushing-measure-snowpack">snow surveyor</a> to measure the April 1 snowpack, we talk about new homeless laws in Fresno and Bakersfield, Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:23:02 +0000 Ezra David Romero 30565 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: April 1 - Snow Survey; Homeless Laws; College Sports Unions; Beer; Wu Man Study: More California Latinos Attend College, Few Finish http://kvpr.org/post/study-more-california-latinos-attend-college-few-finish <p></p><p>College is a goal for the majority of Latinos graduating from California high schools. But as Katie Orr reports, a new report out today shows few Latinos actually finish college.</p><p>The study from the organization The Campaign for College Opportunities finds seven out of ten California Latino high school graduates enrolled in college last year. But just 11 percent of Latino adults in the state have a bachelors or graduate degree.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:15:06 +0000 Katie Orr - Capital Public Radio 24060 at http://kvpr.org Study: More California Latinos Attend College, Few Finish How Will Young Adults and College Students Fare Under Obamacare? http://kvpr.org/post/how-will-young-adults-and-college-students-fare-under-obamacare <p>Another in a series of Q&amp;A columns answering consumers’ questions about the Affordable Care Act.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Q: My youngest child is 21 and graduated from college in May. My other daughter is 24 and is still a college student in Stockton. What are my options with them under the Affordable Care Act?</strong></p><p>A: The good news, Simona, is that your daughters may have several options and their coverage could fall into place easily.</p><p>Or not.</p><p>Let’s cross our fingers and begin with “could fall into place easily.”</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Emily Bazar 19816 at http://kvpr.org How Will Young Adults and College Students Fare Under Obamacare? On Valley Edition: Colleges, Students Face Challenges; Cal Opera Festival http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-colleges-students-face-challenges-cal-opera-festival <p>This week on Valley Edition we look at how new regulations, budget cuts and the economy are all changing the way local colleges operate. Dr. Tony Cantu from Fresno City College joins us to talk about new policies that are intended to keep community college students on track to graduate within two years. We also talk with higher education advocate Jessie Ryan of the Campaign for College Opportunity and Joe Haydock of Institute of Technology, Clovis Campus about new federal regulations that prevent students who don&#39;t have a high school diploma or GED from obtaining financial aid. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:06:31 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1382 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Academics Versus Athletics; Helping Those In Need http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-academics-versus-athletics-helping-those-need <p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about the challenges of balancing academics and athletics at NCAA Division I schools, and hear from Fresno State President John Welty and CSUB President Horace Mitchell. We also talk about efforts to help those in need this holiday season.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:26:14 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1166 at http://kvpr.org Area Foster Youth Go On to Collegiate Success http://kvpr.org/post/area-foster-youth-go-collegiate-success <p>There are 58,000 children in foster care in California and for many of them turning eighteen and aging out of care is overwhelming. Counties provide independent living programs to assist foster youth with this transition, but a different type of support is needed for those entering college. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 01:16:32 +0000 Tracey Scharmann 781 at http://kvpr.org