Survey confirms that non-tuition costs in California pose obstacles to students pursuing higher education.
Opponents say the requirement would harm black and Latino students. Supporters say it would prepare students for college math courses.
California's public colleges and universities are doing more to provide free, digital or low-cost textbooks to students.
In response to criticism, the College Board is reforming a new admissions tool meant to measure hardships that a freshman applicant faces.
Education leaders will privately advise Gov. Newsom on college access and success. Some experts want the group to have more authority.
New book urges colleges to boost graduations with teaching reforms and more welcoming campuses.
CSU expected to hear much criticism before trustees vote in November. Critics say the proposal will curtail college access.
The application fee rise from $55 per CSU campus is the system’s first in 30 years.
California Community Colleges board of governors extended the contract for Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley despite objections from faculty members.
Legislators hope increasing financial aid for summer school will help students graduate faster.
Three hundred students will be selected for the CSU Residency Year Service Scholarship Program next school year.
A new CSU program offers freshmen and transfers a spot at nine campuses with room if they were rejected where they first applied.
One recent study found that among foster youth who enrolled in post-secondary education just 49.6 percent completed their first two semesters.
The budget provides an increase to 41,000 Cal Grants for older students to pay tuition. Advocates say more help is needed and hope for bigger reforms next year.
The proposed $15 hike, the first in 30 years, would support technology. Low-income students would get four free applications but concerns remain.