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Bill Would Force Community Colleges' Hands On Remediation Reforms

Bill Would Force Community Colleges' Hands On Remediation Reforms

Sept. 18
By Megan Burks

Assembly Bill 705 would do away with the placement tests California community colleges give to incoming students. It would also prohibit remedial courses for all but the most underprepared.

Scripps Study: There's A Chance Climate Change Can Wipe Out Humans ...

Scripps Study: There's A Chance Climate Change Can Wipe Out Humans By 2050

Sept. 15
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography are out with new calculations that find a small potential for global warming of such magnitude that it could wipe out life on earth.

Alliant University Course Aims To Professionalize Street Outreach W...

Alliant University Course Aims To Professionalize Street Outreach Workers

Sept. 15
By Megan Burks

Agencies in Los Angeles know former gang members and the formerly incarcerated are some of the best equipped to help break the cycles of violence and incarceration in urban communities. Now a class at Alliant University is aiming to professionalize the craft here in San Diego.

Palomar College, Point Loma Nazarene Report 3 Cases Of Tuberculosis

Palomar College, Point Loma Nazarene Report 3 Cases Of Tuberculosis

Sept. 14
By City News Service

Two people at Palomar College in San Marcos and one at the Point Loma Nazarene regional campus in Mission Valley had tuberculosis and may have exposed others, county health officials reported Thursday.

Sweetwater Bets On Game Theory (And More) To Solve California's Rem...

Sweetwater Bets On Game Theory (And More) To Solve California's Remedial Math Problem

Sept. 11
By Megan Burks

Colleges recently announced changes to tackle the problem on their end. The Sweetwater Union High School District and San Diego State are looking for solutions in high schools.

California Sues Over End To DACA Program

California Sues Over End To DACA Program

Sept. 11
By Associated Press

California sued the Trump administration Monday over its decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from deportation, saying it would be especially hard hit because it has more of the immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally by parents or by parents who overstayed visas than any other U.S. state.

California Defiant In Early Talks About Rollback Of Campus Sexual A...

California Defiant In Early Talks About Rollback Of Campus Sexual Assault Protections

Sept. 8
By Megan Burks

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week said she intends to rewrite federal guidance on how colleges should react to reports of sexual assault. California’s public university systems intend to press forward with their Obama-era reforms anyway.

San Diego Unified Has Always Lost Seniors; Here’s How It Plans To K...

San Diego Unified Has Always Lost Seniors; Here’s How It Plans To Keep Them

Sept. 7
By Megan Burks

About 10 percent of seniors in the class of 2016 left district-managed schools. Contrary to suspicions they were pushed out to boost the district's graduation rate, seniors have always been leaving.

Trump Tweets Reassurance About DACA At Pelosi's Urging

Trump Tweets Reassurance About DACA At Pelosi's Urging

Sept. 7
By Associated Press

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged President Donald Trump Thursday to tweet reassurances to the immigrants who benefit from a program his administration is ending. And the president obliged, in the latest instance of Trump doing the bidding of leaders of the opposition.

Qualcomm Stadium Getting New Name Soon

Qualcomm Stadium Getting New Name Soon

Sept. 7
By Matt Hoffman

After a month of bidding, a handful of offers are currently being reviewed by San Diego State, the city of San Diego and their partners.

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