Student Success Initiative Related News

EdWatch 2013: Accountability, accreditation test community colleges
EdSource (education policy publication)
Published: Monday, January 14, 2013 | (Link to story)

 

Community Colleges: Student Success Act signed
The Riverside Press-Enterprise (local daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012 | (Link to story)

California works to solve community college issues
The U.S. News & World Report – University Directory (international news magazine)
Published: Sunday, September 2, 2012 | (Link to story)

Landmark community college bill heads to governor
EdSource (education policy publication)
Published: Friday, August 31, 2012 | (Link to story)

California Legislature approves a bill to help community-college students succeed
The Chronicle of Higher Education – The Ticker blog (higher education news publication)
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college reforms headed to governor
The Los Angeles Times – L.A. Now blog (national daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 | (Link to story)

Measure to improve student success at the California Community Colleges clears hurdle
KPCC 89.3 FM – Pass/Fail blog (Southern California public radio)
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 | (Link to story)

Putting colleges on notice
The Stockton Record  editorial (daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, August 20, 2012 | (Link to story)

College reforms would aid state’s competitiveness
The San Diego Union-Tribune (daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, July 5, 2012 | (Link to story)

Assembly panel pursues college success
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community colleges hope bill aces test
The Modesto Bee - opinion (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | (Link to story)

How to rate community college success?
The Modesto Bee - opinion (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | (Link to story)

Jack Scott: A true resource for community colleges
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune (local daily newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | (Link to story)

New bill aims to help community college students
BelmontShore-Naples Patch (online community newspaper)
Published: Monday, June 4, 2012 | (Link to story)

Lowenthal passes Student Success Act of 2012 in Senate
Gazettes.com (Long Beach-area community newspapers)
Published: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | (Link to story)

Transferring made easier
The Coast Report Online (Orange Coast College student newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college students convene to unite against cuts, state legislation
The San Francisco Bay Guardian (Bay Area online newspaper)
Published: Monday, May 14, 2012 | (Link to story)

‘Success bill’ a step closer
The San Matean (College of San Mateo student newspaper)
Published: Monday, May 7, 2012 | (Link to story)

SSTF: Counselors could be overrun by new requirements
The Telescope (Palomar College student newspaper)
Published: Monday, April 23, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community colleges consider rationing gym, arts classes
California Watch (investigative journal)
Published: Monday, April 23, 2012 | (Link to story)

Less money, more problems
The San Luis Obispo New Times (local newspaper)
Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012 | (Link to story)

SSTF: State plan would shake up path for Palomar students
The Telescope (Palomar College student newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | (Link to story)

California Community Colleges face dilemmas amid tighter budgets
PBS NewsHour - video clip (national public broadcasting service news show)
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | (Link to story)

Cover Story: Crunch Time In California
Community College Week (education trade periodical)
Published: Monday, April 2, 2012 | (Link to story)

Viewpoints: Plan for student success is short on promise, long on punishment
The Sacramento Bee - opinion (daily newspaper)
Published: Saturday, March 31, 2012 | (Link to story)

On the outskirts of skid row
The Huffington Post - blog (international online news source)
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2012 | (Link to story)

Support the Student Success Task Force
The Clarion - editorial (Citrus College student newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | (Link to story)

Students exceeding 110 units to register last
The Clarion (Citrus College student newspaper)
Published: Monday, March 21, 2012 | (Link to story)

Report: Community college chancellor's office needs more authority
North County Times (local daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, March 5, 2012 | (Link to story)

Report: Community Colleges not preparing students for work force
Glendale News-Press (local daily newspaper)
Published: Friday, March 2, 2012 | (Link to story)

Report: State community colleges fall short in preparing students for work force
Fresno Bee (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | (Link to story)

Should California community colleges prioritize enrollment to help students graduate earlier
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 | (Link to story)

Success begets success
Inside Higher Ed (education trade periodical)
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 | (Link to story)

A very rough road for community college students
The Los Angeles Times (national daily newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community colleges chart new path
The Sacramento Bee - editorial (daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, February 19, 2012 | (Link to story)

Editorial, other views: Community colleges poised for change
TheCalifornian.com - editorial (local online newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 | (Link to story)

Student Success Task Force recommendations make “good policy sense”
The Connection (Cosumnes River College student newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 | (Link to story)

As we see it: Community colleges poised for change
The Santa Cruz Sentinel – editorial (local daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, February 9, 2012 | (Link to story)

Editorial: Transfer college, but don’t leave students behind
The Visalia Times-Delta (local daily newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 | (Link to story)

Dan Walters: Community colleges face change in California
The Sacramento Bee - column (daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, February 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

Proposed changes could come to California community colleges
KSBY TV (San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara NBC affiliate)
Published: Friday, February 3, 2012 | (Link to story)

New model for vocational education
The Visalia Times-Delta (local daily newspaper)
Published: Friday, February 3, 2012 | (Link to story)

'Success' programs at community colleges – often optional rarely required – miss many students
The Chronicle of Higher Education - graphic (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, February 2, 2012 | (Link to story)

Make it mandatory?
Inside Higher Ed (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, February 2, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college report goes to state
The Santa Clarita Valley Signal (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | (Link to story)

Changes proposed for California's community colleges
KABC Ch. 7 (Los Angeles ABC TV affiliate)
Published:  Monday, January 30, 2012 | (Link to story)

California community colleges prepare to ration their offerings
The Sacramento Bee (daily newspaper)
Published:  Monday, January 30, 2012 | (Link to story)

Proposed community college changes aim to speed students along
The Pasadena Star-News (local daily newspaper)
Published:  Sunday, January 29, 2012 | (Link to story)

College chancellor offers solutions to budget crisis
The Marysville Appeal-Democrat (local daily newspaper)
Published:  Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | (Link to story)

Local students, educators give mixed reactions to proposed community colleges changes
The Contra Costa Times (local daily newspaper)
Published:  Sunday, January 22, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college system could be overhauled
The Adobe Press (local newspaper)
Published:  Thursday, January 19, 2012 | (Link to story)

Hartnell officials respond to new state plan
The Salinas Californian (local daily newspaper)
Published:  Thursday, January 19, 2012 | (Link to story)

Editorial: Two-year schools focus on mission
The Chico Enterprise-Record – editorial (local daily newspaper)
Published:  Tuesday, January 17, 2012 | (Link to story)

Opinion: Proposed college reforms hold most promise for disadvantaged students
The Fresno Bee – opinion (local daily newspaper)
Published:  Tuesday, January 16, 2012 | (Link to story)

Other views: ‘Lifelong learning’ a luxury today
The Bakersfield Californian - editorial (daily newspaper)
Published:  Monday, January 16, 2012 | (Link to story)

VVC backs community college system reforms
Victor Valley Daily Press (local newspaper)
Published:  Monday, January 16, 2012 | (Link to story)

Students nudged forward
The Stockton Record - editorial (local newspaper)
Published:  Sunday, January 15, 2012 | (Link to story)

Keeping education dream alive
The Lompoc Record – editorial (local newspaper)
Published:  Sunday, January 15, 2012 | (Link to story)

Cuesta College explores policy reforms
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (local newspaper)
Published:  Sunday, January 15, 2012 | (Link to story)

Region: Palomar, MiraCosta, consider new college guidelines
The North County Times (local newspaper)
Published:  Sunday, January 15, 2012 | (Link to story)

Editorial: Focus resources to better serve college students
The Ventura County Star – editorial (local newspaper)
Published:  Saturday, January 14, 2012 | (Link to story)

Delta, other colleges focus attention on first-time students
The Lodi News-Sentinel (local newspaper)
Published:  Saturday, January 14, 2012 | (Link to story)

Our view: Change comes to our city colleges
The Pasadena Star-News – editorial (local newspaper)
Published:  Thursday, January 12, 2012 | (Link to story)

College task force presses students: Finish or leave
The Redding Record Searchlight – editorial (local daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, January 12, 2012 | (Link to story)

Lacking money, California’s college system can still improve
The San Jose Mercury News – editorial (daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | (Link to story)

Calif. Community College leaders call for overhaul
KERO TV Ch. 23 (Bakersfield ABC affiliate)
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | (Link to story)

Calif. Community College leaders call for overhaul
The San Jose Mercury News (daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | (Link to story)

California community college leaders call for overhaul
The Porterville Recorder (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | (Link to story)

Butte College officials excited about possibilities of reforms
The Chico Enterprise Record (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | (Link to story)

Major changes for community colleges
MyMotherLode.com (local online news source)
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | (Link to story)

Calif. Community college leaders call for overhaul
The Associated Press (international news service)
Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 | (Link to story)

California Community Colleges places limits on classes for needy students
KTXL TV Ch. 40 (Sacramento Fox affiliate)
Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college recommendations get mixed reviews
The Fresno Bee (local daily newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community colleges could soon change their priorities
KGET TV Ch. 17 (Bakersfield NBC affiliate)
Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college overhauls recommended
The Santa Clarita Signal (local daily newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 | (Link to story)

California community colleges approve overhaul
The San Francisco Chronicle (daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 | (Link to story)

California’s community colleges change their priorities
KPCC 89.3 FM (Southern California public radio)
Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 | (Link to story)

California community college board backs sweeping reforms
The Los Angeles Times (national daily newspaper )
Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 | (Link to story)

Sweeping changes ok’d for community colleges
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade publication)
Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 | (Link to story)

California works to improve community colleges
U.S. News & World Report (international news magazine)
Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college task force offers critical education reforms
Contra Costa Times - editorial (local newspaper )
Published: Sunday, January 8, 2012 | (Link to story)

Community college makeover
The Los Angeles Times - editorial (national daily newspaper )
Published: Sunday, January 8, 2012 | (Link to story)

Proposed community college changes make sense
EGP News - editorial (local news group)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

Who comes first?
Inside Higher Ed (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, January 5, 2012 | (Link to story)

With eye on K-12, community colleges to revamp
San Jose Mercury News (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 | (Link to story)

Los colegios comunitarios
La Opinión – opinion (spanish newspaper)
Published:  Monday, January 2, 2012 (Link to story)

Stick to the basics at community colleges
The Orange County Register - editorial (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 | (Link to story)

State community colleges set to ration classes
San Francisco Chronicle (daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, December 25, 2011 | (Link to story)

Remaking community colleges
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, December 8, 2011 | (Link to story)

COD student newspaper joins statewide protest
The Palm Desert Patch (local online news source)
Published: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 | (Link to story)

California college system in dire need of reform
The San Francisco Chronicle (daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, December 4, 2011 | (Link to story)

Road to the future is not a parking lot
The Stockton Record - opinion (local daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, December 4, 2011 | (Link to story)

Gary Hart: Community colleges’ old guard resists changes to help students
The San Jose Mercury News – columnist (daily newspaper)
Published: Saturday, December 3, 2011 | (Link to story)

Community college task force amends disputed student success plan
California Watch (investigative journal)
Published: Friday, December 2, 2011 | (Link to story)

Community college task force amends disputed student success plan
San Diego Union-Tribune (daily newspaper)
Published: Friday, December 2, 2011 | (Link to story)

Success that doesn't count
Inside Higher Ed (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, December 1, 2011 | (Link to story)

We will fight
The Skyline View - editorial (Skyline College student newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 | (Link to story)

Reality vs $ at community colleges
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, November 17, 2011 | (Link to story)

Bay Area community colleges seek to keep state off campus
The San Francisco Examiner (daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | (Link to story)

Community colleges face overhaul
The Coast Report (Orange Coast College student newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | (Link to story)

Viewpoints: Focus on improving college completion rates
The Sacramento Bee (daily newspaper)
Published: Tuesday, November 15 2011 | (Link to story)

Student success plan prompts worries about special services cuts
California Watch (investigative journal)
Published: Friday, November 4, 2011 | (Link to story)

Community colleges looking to boost students’ success
The San Diego Union-Tribune (daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, November 3, 2011 | (Link to story)

‘Modern Warfare’ coming to a CA Community College near you
The Quick & The Ed - blog (independent education policy news website)
Published: Thursday, November 3, 2011 | (Link to story)

Grab college major or lose career
The Washington Post (national daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | (Link to story)

Panel wants to attach strings to community college fee waivers
EdSource Extra (education trade periodical)
Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | (Link to story)

Fresno City College hosts forum on college changes
The Fresno Bee (local daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | (Link to story)

Community college success focus of town hall
KMJ 580 AM (Fresno talk radio station)
Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 | (Link to story)

California colleges want more students to finish what they start
The Sacramento Bee (daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, October 31, 2011 | (Link to story)

Education: Battle on to increase graduation, college-going rates
The Riverside Press-Enterprise (local daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, October 30, 2011 | (Link to story)

Task force moves toward rationing access to community colleges
The Los Angeles Times (national daily newspaper)
Published: Saturday, October 29, 2011 | (Link to story)

Panel wants community college students to draw up individual education plans
EdSource (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, October 27, 2011 | (Link to story)

California community college task force pushes big changes
Inside Higher Ed (education trade periodical)
Published: Monday, October 24, 2011 | (Link to story)

Rationing for community colleges
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Friday, October 21, 2011 | (Link to story)

High cost of first-year community college dropouts
The San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, October 20, 2011 | Link to story

Task force unlikely to push new community college funding
California Watch (investigative journal)
Friday, September 23, 2011 | Link to story

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Giving credit where credit is due
Campus Technology (education trade periodical)
Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | (Link to story)

Initiative Press Releases


August 30, 2012
Community Colleges Chancellor Scott Lauds Passage of Student Success Act of 2012; Says Reforms Will Result In More Students Reaching Their Educational Goals
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July 9, 2012
California Community Colleges Board of Governors Moves toward Enrollment Priorities Designed to Improve Student Success
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June 5, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott and Sen. Alan Lowenthal Praise Group Representing 2.6 Million Students for Endorsing Student Success Act of 2012
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May 7, 2012
California Community Colleges Board of Governors Regulation Proposal Would Stop Unnecessary Repeat Enrollment in State-funded Courses
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April 18, 2012
Student Success Act of 2012 Clears Key Legislative Committee
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March 21, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Scott lauds Long Beach College Promise as Model for Improved Alignment Between K-12 and Higher Education
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March 19, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott to visit Cabrillo High School
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March 1, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott Praises West Hills Community College District for Offering Priority Registration to Graduating High School Seniors
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February 28, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott Lauds the Little Hoover Commission for Calling on the State to Prioritize its Investment in the Two-Year System
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February 27, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott to visit West Hills College Lemoore
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February 1, 2012
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott Tells Lawmakers that Reform Plan Would Improve Graduation and Transfer Rates and Help Close the Achievement Gap
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January 31, 2012
The California Community Colleges Student Success Task Force Reform Plan to be Presented to State Legislature Wednesday
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January 9, 2012
California Community Colleges Board of Governors Approves Student Success Task Force Recommendations, Sends Report to State Legislature
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January 6, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY - California Community Colleges Board of Governors to Take Action on Historic Student Success Task Force Reform Plan Intended to Increase Graduation, Transfer and Certificate Attainment Rates at the System’s 112 Colleges
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November 7, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY - California Community Colleges to Hold Orange County Town Hall Nov. 8 on Student Success Task Force Draft Recommendations
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October 28, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY - California Community Colleges to Hold Central Valley Town Hall Nov. 2 on Student Success Task Force Draft Recommendations
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October 25, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY - California Community Colleges to Hold Southern California Town Hall Thursday on Student Success Task Force Draft Recommendations
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October 18, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY - California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott Presents Student Success Task Force Draft Recommendations at Senate Subcommittee Informational Hearing
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October 6, 2011
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott says Draft Recommendations of Student Success Task Force Will Improve Completion Rates
(pdf)(doc)


January 18, 2011
The California Community Colleges Launch Task Force to Boost Completion Rates over Next Decade
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