Amid a decline in the number of students earning an associate degree for transfer, the system's interim chancellor said significant changes are needed if the colleges want to reach their goals for increasing transfer.
Right now, just 6% of California students take a college course through dual enrollment their first year of high school. The time is now, said incoming Community College Chancellor Sonya Christian, to make sure that all 436,192 of the state’s eighth graders will be automatically enrolled in a college course next fall.
UC's board of regents took a step toward allowing undocumented students to work across the 10-campus system. With a legal challenge possible, regents launched a six-month study to consider legal strategies.
The governor's revised budget could put a dent in California's ongoing teacher shortage by removing obstacles to earning a credential and providing more funds to train teachers for hard-to-fill positions.
The California dream of going to community college and transferring to a UC or CSU is broken, experts and researchers say. Few students transfer in two years. Most take six years with many more courses
than needed. Others drop out.
Despite decades of legislation and calls to action to improve the transfer process, the transition from the state’s community colleges to its universities continues to be a difficult and complicated task for many. We want to hear from you. Transferred? Chose a different path? Tell us about your experiences by taking this survey and sharing it with others.