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Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on Newly proposed Community College Partnership Tax Credit

February 5, 2016

Sacramento — :California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued a statement on a proposed Community College Partnership Tax Credit, introduced today by the Department of Education.:

Press Release — Board of Governors and Community College League Team Up to Support California College Promise Legislation

February 4, 2016

Sacramento — Board of Governors and Community College League Team Up to Support California College Promise Legislation

Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Chancellor to Give Overview of Student Success Initiative to Senate Education Committee

February 1, 2016

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will give an overview on the implementation of the California Community Colleges Student Success Initiative to the Senate Education Committee. Theresa D. Tena, vice chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness and Francisco Rodriguez, chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District will also speak, along with leaders from several colleges throughout the state and student representatives. 


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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Recognizes 2015-16 Exemplary Program Award Recipients

January 20, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today recognized two California community colleges as 2015-16 Exemplary Program Award recipients. Las Positas College and Pasadena City College were chosen for developing programs that utilize contextualized teaching and learning strategies to further student success.

Press Release— California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Presents State of the System Report

January 19, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges released its annual State of the System report on Tuesday, with results from the 2014-15 academic year showing another record reached in the number of certificates and degrees earned by students as well as increased number of course sections offered throughout the 113-college system.

 


 

Today's News

 

Community Colleges Report Successes After Years Of Cutbacks During Recession
Capital Public Radio
Published: February 04, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Obama to Propose Tax Credit For Businesses That Hire Community College Grads
NBC News
Published: February 06, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Sacramento Report: Should Community College Be Free?
Voice of San Diego
Published: February 05, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Smart investments in community colleges
The Commercial Appeal
Published: February 06, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Scholarship gives financial assistance to middle-class students
Hanford Sentinel
Published: February 06, 2016 | (Link to story)



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California Community Colleges Commitment to War Veterans 

Short film: "California Community Colleges Commitment to Veterans"

More than 50 percent of the California veterans who use their G.I. Bill benefits to enroll in college do so at one of the state's 113 community colleges. This short film showcases the best practices in serving the needs of these returning veterans, who also share their thoughts and experiences on transitioning back to civilian life.


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Sierra College student Chessie Cooley-Rieders works on a prototype for a design project.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposed 2015-16 Budget for California Community Colleges:

  • Total funding proposed for the California Community Colleges is $7.3 billion, which is an increase of 8 percent compared to the 2014-15 fiscal year.
  • $106.9 million for increased access – This funding would increase access statewide for approximately 45,000 students (headcount).
  • $200 million for student success – These funds will be split evenly between Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity Plans. 
  • $48 million for Career Technical Education – These one-time funds are proposed for support of the SB 1070 Career Technical Education Pathways Program.