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Sexual harassment reports double at LA community colleges

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| Los Angeles Community College administrators said formal complaints of sexual harassment are up dramatically. They're taking steps to find a solution.

DeVos wants to overhaul campus sexual assault investigations

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DeVos didn’t announce any sweeping changes to campus gender equality policies, but said her department will launch a public comment process to develop a new system.

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SoCal students seek to testify in affirmative action case

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Two students and Advancing Justice LA support Harvard University in an affirmative action lawsuit that highlights a divide in the Asian community.

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Former students at WyoTech, Everest eligible for expedited debt relief

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The state attorney general and federal education officials announced that more students enrolled at Corinthian College-affiliated schools can qualify for fast-tracking of their loan forgiveness applications.

At CSU trustees meeting, money to be a hot topic inside and outside

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While California State University trustees take up a proposal this week to seek millions more from lawmakers, faculty members plan to rally outside for higher salaries.

Report: State may be short 1M college graduates by 2030

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With baby boomers retiring in the next 15 years and California's colleges and universities failing to produce graduates fast enough, the state faces a "workplace skills gap," a think tank projects.

11 tips to help keep your college loan debt in check

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In California, students graduate with an average of about $20,000 in student debt. Read on for ways to keep college debt in check.

When choosing a school, experts say consider costs carefully

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Allowing a student to select his or her favorite college without considering the costs can land families in major financial trouble, experts say.