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HIGHER EDUCATION

Matthew Polamalu was spending 1.5 hours each day commuting back and forth to community college along Southern California’s congested freeways when he decided he’d had enough. He sat down at his...

When California college students questioned why they pay more for parking than staff, they found labor contracts require employees pay less than them.

The cost of a college degree is soaring in California, where public universities were once free. What happened? And what can be done for students and families?

It’s your junior year of high school, and you want to go to college. You’ve heard your salary can be a lot higher if you have a bachelor’s degree, but…

Some of the most controversial ideas California lawmakers were considering this year were set aside as the Legislature culled hundreds of bills in a fast-and-furious annual procedural ritual.

California’s financial aid system could get its biggest overhaul in 20 years if a proposal backed by key Assembly Democrats becomes law. And that’s just one of a slew of college affordability bills...

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With student debt soaring, consumer champion Seth Frotman has taken his federal fight against predatory lending to the state level in California.

Jeanny Morris had a 1-year-old baby and a resume of dead-end retail jobs when she enrolled in the Marinello Schools of Beauty cosmetology program in 2012. She used her welfare benefits to pay for...

A bill by Assemblyman Phil Ting would bar colleges and universities from receiving state financial aid dollars if they give preference to applicants with ties to alumni or donors. Proposed…

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