Gov. Urges Colleges to Expand Online Courses
The UC Board of Regents meets with Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday. Among other things, Brown is expected to urge the board to expand online course offerings. Brown's budget sets aside $17 million for community colleges and $10 million each for the UC and Cal State systems to boost digital instruction. On Tuesday, Brown paid a visit to San Jose State, with the press corps in tow, to tout the program they've developed there.
ESL Classes Struggle as Budgets Are Cut
In a state with as many immigrants as California has, English class offerings at public schools are perennially popular. But budget cuts have decimated many of those programs.