Community Colleges – A Higher Education

Did you know that some community colleges now offer 4-year degrees? Explore the equine and ranch management bachelor’s degree at Feather River College. Meet First Generation students forging their own futures in Los Angeles. See how a theater program in Riverside is recruiting the next generation of theater students. Dig into a unique ‘urban farming’ program in the heart of downtown San Diego.

Inside California Education brings compelling stories from all over the Golden State about California’s complex, evolving, and innovative public education system. It focuses on how public education’s challenges, opportunities, and successes impact students, parents, teachers, administrators, policymakers and others. Stories range from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade, and include special education, adult education, vocational training, local funding issues, and groundbreaking new education programs. It also profiles some of the heroes making a daily difference in the lives of California’s six million public school students.

For more information about Inside California Education visit insidecaled.org. If you have a comment or show idea for Inside California Education, contact Christina Salerno.


Funding for the Inside California Education series is made possible by:

Imagine the Possiblitites CA lottery

Stuart Foundation

Full Inside California Education Episodes

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Learning at Home

Explore learning at home through the eyes of students, parents, teachers, and experts.

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Community Colleges – Exploring Careers

Nursing careers, wine careers, electric car careers, transfers, aviation careers

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Workforce Training

HireLAX, firefighting academy, biotechnology workers, agriculture careers.

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Diving into Marine Science

Cabrillo High School Aquarium, Educating Detained Youth, Day in the Life, Budget Crisis


Additional funding provided by:

Schools Financial Credit Union

Schools Insurance Authority, Capitol Advisors Group, LLC, California Association of School Business Officials, Association of California School Administrators, California Teachers Association, California Parent Teachers Association, California School Employees Association, California School Boards Association, California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, California Federation of Teachers, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, School Services of California, Inc., Los Rios Federation of Teachers