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Over the last five years, 1,000 San Jose community college students completed requirements for certificates and associate degrees, but never claimed the credential, an audit has found. Many thought they’d earn a bachelor’s degree but didn’t. Now the district is trying to find the students to retroactively award the credentials they’ve earned.

Also on Community College Spotlight:  More Long Beach, California students are going to college — and staying in college — thanks to a partnership between the K-12 district, the local community college and Cal State Long Beach.

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