College and career readiness is a primary goal of all the major reforms in place in California. But how to ensure that every high school graduate leaves high school with academic and other skills they will need to succeed in a postsecondary world? Many school districts don’t even have a clear definition of what college and career readiness means. EdSource casts light on successful college and career preparation strategies — as well as on obstacles students face at both a pre-K-12 and postsecondary level.
UC considering ways to help undocumented students stay in school, if their DACA status is terminated.
After much controversy, the revised admissions proposal would start with students now in the fifth grade.
Thousands of California college students, graduates and employees would be at risk of deportation if DACA is terminated.
Three other states already require aid applications. Proposed legislation to do that in California awaits action.
Similar to other STEM fields, employers in California’s natural resources industries are in need of a larger and more diverse pool of applicants.
If we raise the bar and also provide the right support for kids, teachers and parents, students will meet or exceed our expectations.
UC should not wait for a study on standardized testing, group says.
The Central Valley and Inland Empire especially need to accommodate more students, a report finds.
Hired in 2012, White pushed CSU efforts to drop remedial courses and raise graduation rates. His departure and that of UC’s Napolitano leave two big vacancies.
The Bay Area district, Peralta Community College District, faces budgeting, auditing and enrollment challenges, according to a state agency.
California’s new science standards emphasize an approach that combines scientific disciplines.
CSU shows progress but work remains to hit graduation targets. Up two points, only 27.5 percent of students who entered as freshmen finished in four years.
AB 1645 requires community colleges and California State University campuses to have designated liaisons for undocumented students.
In veto message, Newsom says giving districts the test option would widen inequities in college admission that the bill was intended to narrow.
A UC faculty group is studying whether to drop SAT and ACT, overhaul them or substitute other tests as application requirements.