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Jayla Lee / Sacramento State

Never Finished That College Degree? New California State University Online Program Might Help.

October 25, 2018 |

There are likely tens-of-thousands of former California State University students who dropped out of college even though when they were within sight of getting their degree. I was one of them.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento City Schools Budget Shows Even Bigger Deficit, Independent Review Finds

October 3, 2018 |

The Sacramento City Unified School District says its budget deficit is actually $28.5 million, which is $4.5 million more than previously estimated.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Charter Schools, Teacher Raises Draw Debate From Finalists For California’s Top Educator

September 11, 2018 |

The two finalists for California’s state schools chief faced off in a debate Tuesday night in a race that pits teachers unions against charter school advocates.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento, School District Hold Special Meeting To Discuss Increasing Number Of Kids Who Go To College

August 27, 2018 |

The city says its youth unemployment rate is among the worst in the country and will only get worse if this generation of kids doesn't pursue education after high school.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

This Unique Sacramento School Wants To Get More Autistic Adults Into Jobs

June 13, 2018 |

An alternative learning program based in craftwork just graduated its first class. The school is one of the few services available to adults with intellectual disabilities who are out of high school, but not ready for college or work.

(AP Photo / Rich Pedroncelli)

Charter Schools Regroup After Big California Election Loss

June 11, 2018 |

After charter school supporters poured money into the California governor's race to support a longtime ally who failed to advance, the school choice movement may face uncertainty in a state with some of the most robust charter school laws in the U.S.

Vanessa Rancaño / KQED

California Dream

Housing Costs — More Than Tuition — Are Crushing California’s Low-Income College Students

June 7, 2018 |

Attending a university in California can be a financial burden beyond the means of many college hopefuls. Rising tuition is compounded by the lack of affordable housing in the state and the high cost of living.

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