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.
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.
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.
School employees in 25 school districts or county offices of education who want to become teachers are eligible to receive annual grants of up to $4,000 as part of an effort to add more teachers to the workforce.
The OC Pathways Showcase highlighted the growth of career pathways programs across Orange County, where 14,000 students currently receive mentoring and internships as part of partnerships with industries.