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 graduates 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 will cast light on successful college and career preparation strategies — as well as on obstacles students face at both a pre-K-12 and postsecondary level.
Supporters of new funding for teacher recruitment programs said they're disappointed in Gov. Jerry Brown's initial state budget proposal.
Higher education officials generally applaud Brown's plan, which would freeze community college fees while allowing tuition hikes at UC and CSU.
According to the National Science Board, women remain largely underrepresented in the nation’s STEM workforce.
Eric Blanco, president of the state school counseling association, urges students to prepare early for college and keep options open.
A new law will allow more high school students in California to take college courses on their high school campuses. It's part of an effort to have more students better prepared for college.
Early proposals for the first possible tuition increases in six years call for a $270 hike at CSU and $300 at UC. Much awaits Gov. Brown's January budget plan.
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.
Latinos and Asians comprise the largest groups of applicants as students seek to gain entrance to at least one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses.
The consortium, led by Riverside Unified, is the biggest alliance of schools in California that is trying to increase access to computer science education.
The grants support programs that allow students to get a bachelor's degree and teaching credential in four years.
Californians say they support more funds for higher education, but don't want higher taxes or tuition, poll finds. They regard campuses highly.
Community colleges must better support students’ academic progression while upholding standards in college-level courses.
Although most were able to fill their positions, many offered residency programs and financial incentives to do that.
Eloy Ortiz Oakley is about to take over a system of 113 colleges and more than 2.1 million students.