Adam Echelman / CalMatters
As California closes three more prisons and downsizes six others, some prisoners aren’t ready to go. They are worried about the future of their education.
More than a year of mudslinging between the higher education systems has led to delays and anger over the issue of awarding bachelor’s degrees at community colleges. Legislators, frustrated by the lack of progress, are getting involved.
Many college students rely on federal student aid to cover expenses, but increasingly complicated laws and poor communication have made those dollars harder to come by for some adult students.