Has California Broken Its Higher Education Promise?

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California college students are taking longer to graduate, going well-beyond the traditional two- and four-year benchmarks to earn degrees in the Community College and Cal State University systems. That’s creating expensive consequences for students and the state, according to a new report released this week. So, why are students taking so long? And who’s to blame?

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Banner Image: The entrance to the headquarters of the California Community Colleges at 1102 Q Street in downtown Sacramento; Credit: Coolcaesar