Tag: College and Career Readiness
October 23, 2017
California Dropout Research Project director says a student's GPA and course selections are better indicators of college readiness than test scores.
October 18, 2017
The survey by BerkeleyIGS/EdSource shows that 69 percent of voters “believe is it very important for the state’s public schools to put greater emphasis on preparing high school students who may not end up going to college to be successful in the workforce” while just 28 percent say schools near them “are doing an excellent or good job in this area.”
October 5, 2017
The analysis challenges community colleges to educate more students to fill the tens of thousands of jobs that will be created in the next five years.
October 4, 2017
A survey of California registered voters also shows strong support for school districts to devote more funds and resources to addressing the needs of the state’s most vulnerable students.
August 23, 2017
Almost half of UC's incoming freshman are in the first generation in their families to attend a four-year college or university. UC is bolstering counseling and other support for those students to help them graduate.
August 20, 2017
Statewide award recipient Lynda McGee was praised for her efforts to get low-income students into college. She says that some students should try to attend college away from home to have a better shot at finishing in four years.
August 17, 2017
Far more students are now eligible to enroll at UC and CSU, without a parallel increase in the universities' ability to admit more students.
August 6, 2017
Three dozen California districts and charter networks say free tests raise expectations and remove a barrier for applying to college.
August 3, 2017
California's 23-campus public education system announces far-reaching strategies in response to growing evidence that instead of helping them, remedial or developmental classes pose impediments to graduation for many students.
August 1, 2017
The changes will permit students who are not pursuing math or science majors to take non-algebra based math courses for general education, such as statistics, personal finance or even game theory and computer science.
July 25, 2017
Hidden Genius Project, among others, provides free programming classes to underrepresented groups.
June 27, 2017
Though often outshone by their coastal neighbors, California’s central and eastern regions are home to millions of potential college students who could make the difference between the state boasting a thriving economy – or not.
June 14, 2017
The high school graduation and college attendance rates for black, Latino, Native American and Pacific Islander young men is well below that of whites and Asians. A new study by the Education Trust-West urges barriers be lifted and more support offered for those minority male students.
May 8, 2017
The free courses increased scores an average of 115 points from earlier and preliminary scores.
April 30, 2017
Students from low-income and immigrant families may face particularly difficult decisions in weighing colleges' financial aid offers. Some families are very resistant to loans.