In recent years, schools like New York University and MIT have expanded their global reach by setting up campuses or consulting for schools around the world. Now it seems that community colleges are getting into the act, too. For more on this, Karin Fischer of the Chronicle of Higher Education joined the show.
As community colleges throughout the country face budget shortfalls, many are seeking partnerships abroad to raise more revenue. Alex Cohen caught up with Dr. Raul Rodriguez, Chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College, to talk about the school's intent to help start up two technical schools in Saudi Arabia.
A critical piece of California’s strategy to meet its climate goals is up for vote today as Governor Jerry Brown pushes to extend the current cap-and-trade laws until 2030. And as strange as it sounds, we know more about outer space than we do about the bottom of our seas. But a group of experts is working to change that. And we'll get the latest entertainment news when we go "On the Lot" with Rebecca Keegan.
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