Here is some news coverage from over the holiday break:

 

Community college task force offers critical education reforms
The Contra Costa Times - editorial (local daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, January 8, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Community college makeover
The Los Angeles Times - editorial (national daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, January 8, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

California schools hit hard by budget proposal
The Sacramento Business Journal (local business trade publication)
Published: Sunday, January 8, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Districts get power, if not cash, in Gov’s budget
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Editorial: Proposed community college changes make sense
Bell Gardens Sun (local newspaper)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Education officials scramble to assess Jerry Brown's budget plan
KPCC FM 89.3 (Southern California Public Radio)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Schools will be cut $4.8 billion if taxes don't pass, Gov. Jerry Brown says
The San Jose Mercury News (daily newspaper)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Jerry Brown's budget eliminates 3,000 state jobs, axes agencies
The Sacramento Bee (daily newspaper)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Uncertainties hover over California DREAM Act
New American Media (Ethnic media online news)
Published: Friday, January 6, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Who comes first?
Inside Higher Ed (education trade periodical)
Published: Thursday, January 5, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Unemployment varies by college major, study finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Next step for online ed initiative
Thoughts on Public Education (education trade periodical)
Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Rethinking the community college classroom experience
Campus Technology (education trade periodical)
Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

For-profit college students face higher debt, more unemployment, report finds
Huffington Post (online news source)
Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Calif. lawmakers return to face budget challenges
The Associated Press (international news service)
Published: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Our View: Stick to basics at community colleges
The Marysville Appeal-Democrat - editorial (local daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, January 1, 2012 | (Link to story)

 

Community college budget cuts drive students to for-profit schools
Huffington Post (online news source)
Published: Friday, December 30, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

Chris Treadway: Community college students can help update historic resource list
The San Jose Mercury News - column (local daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, December 29, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

Foothill-De Anza college district board names new leaders
The San Jose Mercury News (local daily newspaper)
Published: Thursday, December 29, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

Gov. Jerry Brown says he will increase education funding
The Los Angeles Times (national daily newspaper)
Published: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

SRJC students scrambling without Doyle Scholarship
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat (local daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, December 26, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

Dream Act students live in limbo
The Sacramento Bee (daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, December 26, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

Raising Latino achievement called essential
The Riverside Press-Enterprise (local daily newspaper)
Published: Monday, December 26, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

Long awaited solar construction jobs are snapped up
The Riverside Press-Enterprise (local daily newspaper)
Published: Sunday, December 25, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

UCSC moves to new method on admissions
The San Jose Mercury News (local daily newspaper)
Published: Saturday, December 24, 2011 | (Link to story)

 

'Success courses' could help community college students reach academic goals
EdSource (education policy publication)
Published: Monday, December 19, 2011 | (Link to story)