Occidental Leaders Say They'll Meet Most Protest Demands
For the past week, hundreds of protesters at Occidental College in L.A. have been demanding 14 changes in how the school handles racial issues. Today the college said it agreed to all but one of the demands. But the protesters say it's not enough.
UC Regents Approve In-State Enrollment Bump, Merced Campus Expansion
California high school and community college students now have a better shot at getting into the University of California. The UC Board of Regents approved a plan yesterday to accept roughly 10,000 in-state students over the next three years. U.C President Janet Napolitano says she also wants more California graduate students.
School Districts Face Calls for More Transparency on New Spending
California is spending $53 billion this year on public education, and a new school funding system gives districts extra freedom in how they use that money. But some advocates say it's not clear where the dollars are going.
Vulnerable California Democrats Play Defense on Syrian Refugee Issue
Political aftershocks from the terrorist attacks in Paris are starting to be felt here in California. Some Democrats are worried about how the issue could play out in next year's election.