- Making News: Report on California Higher Education
In 1960, California was the first state to promise every high school graduate a chance for college. Now, with 175,000 students unable to attend a community college, it-s become the first state to break the commitment. Today, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education reported that the long-term prospects are even more dismal than previously thought. Bill Hauck, chair of the Campaign for College Opportunity, calls the situation a disaster.
- Reporter's Notebook: Peter Ueberroth Named Head of USOC
This year-s Olympic Torch is on its way from Mexico to Los Angeles, where the most businesslike summer Olympic Games in modern history were staged just 20 years ago. Just yesterday, the man who got the credit for pulling that off was chosen to head up this year-s US Olympic Committee. Alan Abrahamson, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, says that if anyone can fix what's wrong with the Olympics, Ueberroth can.
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education's report on college access
Governor Schwarzenegger's compromise with UC, CSU
Bates' article on Ernst & Young audit of Nielsen's electronic meters