Why University of California's graduate workers are striking

Nov 16, 2022
Some 48,000 teaching assistants, tutors and researchers in the U of C system want higher pay and benefits that offset California's high cost of living. How did things get this way?
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Would a new public college campus in California help provide spots for more qualified students?

Mar 31, 2022
There aren't enough seats at 4-year universities for qualified students. How can the state meet the rising demand?
Miranda Evans, special projects manager for the city of Chula Vista, stands on the site that the city has designated for a university or group of universities.
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University of California tests the fate of the SAT and ACT

May 22, 2020
The UC system, one of the SAT's largest source of customers, is phasing out the exams. How will that change the business of standardized tests?
Students walk near Royce Hall on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles.
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University of California system in the hands of voters

Jun 18, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to raise taxes in November, with part of the revenue going to pay for public education in the state, including for the University of California system. U.C. President Mark Yudof responds.

Hastings law school judges the job market

May 1, 2012
And it finds it wanting. So, the University of California school will slice enrollment rather than send too many lawyers into an economy with too few jobs.