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Cal State freshmen behind in math, English

Photo courtesy CSU Dominguez Hills
| More than 40 percent of Cal State entering freshmen can't do college level math, English or both. They end up in remediation classes.

LAO: Reject Gov. Brown's college funding plan


Gov. Brown is proposing a $1.2 billion funding increase for public colleges next fiscal year, but the legislative analyst's office wants funding goals.

College fund will pay for Dreamers to go to Long Beach schools


The scholarship fund co-founded by former Washington Post owner Donald Graham will pay for 1,000 students to go to college

Even at best high schools, Latinos bound for community college


Latinos in California's best high schools mostly enroll in community college after graduation, while their white and Asian peers go to four-year universities.

5 tips for college federal financial aid application


More than 10 million people receive federal financial aid for higher education. But it all starts with an application, which is now available.

Revamped, computerized GED test unveiled this week


The GED's makeover includes drag and drop options on a computer screen to demonstrate grasp of concepts. And there are more essay questions, too.