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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

7 hours ago

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

7 hours ago

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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

08/27/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Meets With Higher Education Leaders

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with leaders from nine colleges and universities Friday to discuss new partnerships for improving the local economy and addressing the city’s current and future challenges.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2013

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Los Angeles Autism Specialist Credits Higher Education With Career Advancement

Autism Specialist Kathy Lykke shares advice for finding the right career through hard work and education.

07/29/2013

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Private Colleges Boom As Calif. Universities Falter

California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities.

10/20/2012

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Gov. Brown Warns Of Deep School Cuts If Tax-Hike Fails

Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off his campaign for tax increases at a Sacramento high school on Wednesday, warning that passing Proposition 30 is the only way to avoid billions of dollars in cuts to schools and higher education.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2012

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Cal State Northridge Risks Losing $7 Million For Failing To Observe Enrollment Cap

Students and faculty are protesting new budget-driven restrictions on the number of students allowed to enroll in classes at Cal State Northridge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2012

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Support Higher Education For Cancer Patients With Actress Eva La Rue

La Rue stars in a new PSA television, Internet, movie theater and billboard campaign for Beckstrand Cancer Foundation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2011

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UC, CSU Avoid Fee Increases Despite Budget Cuts

The chancellors of the University of California and California State University systems say they don’t plan to seek student fees increases this year, despite a state budget proposal that calls for deep cuts to higher education.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2011

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Brown’s Budget Slashes Funding To Higher Education

California’s public colleges and universities would suffer another round of painful funding cuts under a “tough budget” proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011

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