Two near indicators – chronic absenteeism and college/career readiness – debut and reemphasize the need to boost attendance of younger students and better prepare high schoolers for post-graduation.
The State Board of Education has no answer to a basic question: Should the state measure readiness for 'college and careers' or 'college or careers'?
11th graders suffering test fatigue from too many tests and SAT better positions underserved students for college, proponents say.
California colleges are pursuing a bold effort to improve graduation and transfer. Could its ambition be a stumbling block to success?
Requiring graduates meet California State University requirements may deny diplomas to otherwise prepared students.
As the state Legislature and the governor allocate more spending on programs designed to improve student outcomes, access to good data is essential to monitoring the progress of those programs, the report said.
While most states have some system that links their high school and college data to track what happens to students once they exit high school, California does not.
Community colleges are as diverse as the communities they serve.
The State Board of Education should approve the revised Every Student Succeeds Act state plan without delay.
The gap between high school graduation and college completion rates varies considerably by race and ethnic group.
More than 100 community colleges are beefing up their services for students who lack adequate food or shelter.
A report recommends California provide greater and more broadly focused financial aid to help college students afford other expenses, such as housing.
USC professor Shaun Harper will lead a national survey that seeks to explore what college students think about their experiences about race, gender and other factors.
An independent report gives mixed reviews — positives include attracting students to bachelor’s programs and approval from some regional employers.
California Dropout Research Project director says a student's GPA and course selections are better indicators of college readiness than test scores.