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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


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


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


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


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

Charter foes, boosters weigh in on leaked plans to vastly increase charter schools


A new memo indicates there's a 490-million dollar plan to place half of LA students into charter schools over the next 8 years.

Hiring spree on at California community colleges


The new state budget includes $62 million for all 112 California community colleges to hire new, full-time faculty. Colleges want new hires for fall 2016.

California attorney general warns of student loan scams


Average student loan debt amount in California — about $20,000 — is much lower than in most other states, but the number of people graduating with debt is growing.