A fourth course of high school math could be calculus, computer science, statistics, business math to fill possible extra CSU entrance requirement.
Longitudinal system that connects K-12 and higher ed could help more students complete college.
Lawmakers say they want to level the admissions playing field. Sweeping proposals would add oversight to athletics admissions, ban legacy admissions and regulate private counselors.
Most parents charged in the bribery scandal are from California, as are those who carried out the schemes and received the bribes.
With only a third of black adults earning a degree, the report urges colleges to get more students to come back and finish.
Eleven campuses still graduated less than 20 percent of students who entered as freshmen four years ago.
CSU tuition will be frozen for a second year in a row at $5,742 annually for full time undergraduates who are California residents. Undergraduates taking six or fewer credits still would pay $3,330.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s overall $209 billion budget would increase the amount the state spends on the California State University system by $562 million.
Higher education experts expect Newsom to be more generous to academia than Gov. Brown. New funding and expansion of free community college tuition are anticipated.
Enrollment from California students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange tuition reciprocity program has more than tripled over the past decade.
Advocates are pushing for the overhaul so more students receive Cal Grants and so the funds cover non-tuition expenses such as housing.
California voters support guaranteeing minimum levels of state funding for public universities, survey finds.
A report by an advocacy group says that California's future economy depends on the educational success of the growing Latino community.
Faculty sought a year's delay before dropping non-credit remedial courses but CSU went ahead this fall. So far, prospects seem promising.
Cal State system's ambitious Graduation Initiative 2025 seeks a huge increase in completion rates by the middle of the next decade. Efforts include adding classes, improving counseling and urging students to take full course loads.