Tagged with CSU

Enrollment in Teacher Preparation Programs Plummets

Enrollments in teacher preparation programs in California are continuing to decline at a precipitous rate, according to new figures prepared for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. A report for the commission indicates that 26,446 students were enrolled in teacher preparation programs in 2011-12 – a 24 percent reduction from the previous year’s total of … Continue reading

CSU Faculty Return to Negotiations, Ready to Strike

As debt-saddled California faces increased budget cuts in the coming year, educators in the state’s largest public university system are poised to authorize a future strike, even as they agreed today to return to the negotiating table to discuss key issues in their labor dispute with the California State University. Faculty within the CSU are … Continue reading

Second Round of Tuition Hikes Likely at UC and Cal State Systems

Students at the University of California and Cal State University systems are likely to face a second round of tuition hikes this fall in response to deeper funding cuts in the new state budget, officials and student leaders said Wednesday. Discussions are underway for tuition increases of at least 10%. That hike would come on top of … Continue reading

Expand California Private Higher Education To Avoid Workforce Crisis

California must turn to non-profit and for-profit private colleges and universities to meet the future demand for a more educated workforce, a new report urges. With state schools over capacity and crippled by budget cuts, the slate of recommendations includes having private schools teach classes on public campuses and state funding for non-profit private schools … Continue reading