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These Private SoCal Colleges Are Trying To Figure Out How To Reopen Their Campuses In The Fall: LAist

Pepperdine University in Malibu says contact tracing and following CDC cleaning guidelines would be among measures instituted for a fall 2020 reopening. (Pepperdine University)

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While public university community college systems have announced that their campuses will remain closed this fall, a handful of small, private universities in Southern California say they’re making plans to welcome back students to campus.

“Our goal is to resume in-person classes in fall and bring

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Community Colleges Brace For Surge In Student Mental Health Needs: LAist

Los Angeles Trade Tech College is one of nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College system. (Adolfo Guzman-Lopez/LAist)

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Mental health services in California community colleges are severely underfunded compared to the University of California and Cal State systems. As the coronavirus crisis lingers and emotional pressures rise, some administrators worry that they won’t be able to meet all of their students’ needs.

Many students are stressed out by the

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