Shaina Denner, right, of San Jose, takes notes in an English class at Canada College in Redwood City on Feb. 13, 2014. In recent years, as colleges have
Shaina Denner, right, of San Jose, takes notes in an English class at Canada College in Redwood City on Feb. 13, 2014. In recent years, as colleges have cut back on night classes because of budget cuts, Canada College has gone out of its way to help working people return to school to earn associate degrees. (Patrick Tehan/Staff)