STATE: Seven years later, California college program…

A decade ago, the process to transfer from one a California community college to a California State University campus was broken, and most state leaders knew it. “Transfer was incredibly complicated, there were literally thousands of different ways that students… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: Grads make more after attending these…

Trying to choose a college? The U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard offers some key insights to help you narrow down your choices. Among the filters is one on “salary after attending,” which shows the median salary of students 10… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

STATE: L.A. gets $11.2 million grant for…

Los Angeles will receive an $11.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a program that helps local students with tutoring, summer classes and college-readiness preparation, officials announced Thursday. The money will be used to provide help for… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Almost all student loan fraud claims…

Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98% of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of Education Department data published Thursday. The study by the Century Foundation represents the most… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Chicago Schools Lead Country in Academic…

Exactly 30 years after then-Secretary of Education William J. Bennett labeled Chicago Public Schools the worst in the nation, new research shows that Windy City schools now lead the country in academic growth. A new study by Stanford University researchers… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Trump Nominee for Career-Tech Position Being…

The Trump administration is yanking the nomination of Tim Kelly, a Michigan state representative who President Donald Trump tapped to lead the office of career, technical, and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education, after it surfaced that he… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: ‘A New Reality’: Students And Teachers…

It's 5:30 a.m. and dark in the fifth-floor hotel room, just a few minutes' drive from the Orlando airport. There are still 20 minutes before the entire family needs to be downstairs to enjoy the free breakfast in the hotel… Read full article at NPR

Probe reveals criminal crew run by…

A 2-year sheriff’s investigation has revealed a criminal crew operated by Rancho Cucamonga high school students who have been committing several crimes ranging from assault with a deadly weapon to burglary, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said. The investigation led… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: College students make the most after…

Few choices can change the trajectory of a young person's life like which college they attend. To help make the decision-making process a bit less stressful, the U.S. Department of Education offers an online fact-finding tool called the College Scorecard.… Read full article at SF GATE