higher ed http://kvpr.org en Legislature Considering Bill to Give U.S. Born Kids of Deported Immigrants In-State Tuition Right http://kvpr.org/post/legislature-considering-bill-give-us-born-kids-deported-immigrants-state-tuition-right <div><p>The California legislature is considering a bill that would allow U.S.-born children now living abroad with their deported immigrant families to pay in-state tuition to attend a public California college or university. Max Pringle reports from Sacramento.</p></div><p>State senator Lou Correa introduced the bill. He says the children of undocumented immigrants are deported through no fault of their own but they still retain the rights of US citizens.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:35:43 +0000 Max Pringle 19034 at http://kvpr.org Legislature Considering Bill to Give U.S. Born Kids of Deported Immigrants In-State Tuition Right Bill Would Create Online Courses at UC, CSU, Community Colleges http://kvpr.org/post/bill-would-create-online-courses-uc-csu-community-colleges <p></p><div><p>The leader of the California Senate is proposing legislation that would provide online courses for credit at the state’s colleges and universities.&nbsp; As Ben Adler reports from Sacramento, the measure is both a work in progress – and a balancing act.</p></div><p>With California’s higher education system at capacity, the most popular courses fill up fast – especially courses students need to graduate.&nbsp; Richard Copenhagen is a College of Alameda student and president of the Student Senate for California Community Colleges.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:31:00 +0000 Ben Adler 12164 at http://kvpr.org Bill Would Create Online Courses at UC, CSU, Community Colleges New CSU Chancellor Timothy White Pledges No Tuition Hikes http://kvpr.org/post/new-csu-chancellor-timothy-white-pledges-no-tuition-hikes <p></p><p></p><p>The new chancellor of the California State University system is promising tuition won’t go up this academic year or next.&nbsp; But Chancellor Timothy White says Californians must understand that a CSU education costs money – and that it’s a worthy investment, both for students and the state.</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:38:05 +0000 Ben Adler 12045 at http://kvpr.org New CSU Chancellor Timothy White Pledges No Tuition Hikes Visalia's COS Could Lose Accreditation, Closure Possible http://kvpr.org/post/visalias-cos-could-lose-accreditation-closure-possible <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Visalia’s College of the Sequoias is facing the potential loss of its accreditation. The news comes after a commission from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges found that COS was in “substantial non-compliance” with the organization’s standards. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 02:54:40 +0000 Joe Moore 10839 at http://kvpr.org Visalia's COS Could Lose Accreditation, Closure Possible Oil Severance Tax Proposed; Would Fund CA Parks, Higher Ed http://kvpr.org/post/oil-severance-tax-proposed-would-fund-ca-parks-higher-ed <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Democratic lawmakers are calling for a new tax on oil removed from the ground in California – with the money going toward state parks and higher education.</p><p>Senator Noreen Evans is one of the bill’s co-authors.&nbsp; She says the revenue would fill two of the state’s most critical funding needs.&nbsp; And she says California is the only oil-producing state in the nation without an oil severance tax.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 01:13:45 +0000 Ben Adler 10723 at http://kvpr.org Oil Severance Tax Proposed; Would Fund CA Parks, Higher Ed Study: Hurdles Remain for California College Transfer Students http://kvpr.org/post/study-hurdles-remain-california-college-transfer-students <p></p><p>A new study shows California community college students still face obstacles when they try to transfer to the California State University system.&nbsp;</p><p>Despite a law passed two years ago intended to make it easier for students to transfer to CSU, many community colleges still don’t provide acceptable degrees.</p><p>According to a study by the non-profit “Campaign for College Opportunity,” an average of just five degrees have been developed by each of the 112 community colleges.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:53:57 +0000 Amy Quinton 7511 at http://kvpr.org Study: Hurdles Remain for California College Transfer Students