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's one-year pause in testing does not mean a permanent end to SAT/ACT for admissions. CSU may follow. Neither university will require letter grades for high school courses this spring.
Accepted applicants are given an extra month, until June 1, to make deposits. Other CSU campuses may follow. UC is sticking with a May 1 deadline.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state could add about 37,000 healthcare workers, including those who are retired and students.
Chancellor of 115 community colleges says system has "converted nearly 100 percent of the in-person instruction, the general instruction that leads to an associate degree for transfer to some sort of remote learning platform"
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
Mental health experts say during this time of heightened anxiety, finding ways to cope and create stability are key to maintaining a healthy outlook.
Facing the uncertainty of the coronavirus crisis, a Cal State Los Angeles student wonders what lies ahead.
Life may not be the same, but for some California college students staying on campus provides a refuge, especially for those with nowhere to go.
Some colleges are moving all classes online, while others are moving only lectures online. A few colleges are canceling classes completely.
UC leaders said it would have been unseemly to approve a tuition hike during the coronavirus emergency. The proposal would have hiked tuition by $606, or 4.8 percent, for next fall's freshmen.
UC admissions requirements should align closely with California's K-12 curriculum standards.
Cal Maritime and UC Merced were the final holdouts in the CSU and UC systems but now say they will move most or all courses online.
Most colleges and universities will refund housing and dining plans but not tuition; they say online classes worth the costs.
Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley was also given broad emergency powers to ensure students continue learning amid the coronavirus outbreak.
From San Diego to Humboldt, colleges throughout California are suspending in-person classes in response to the threat of coronavirus.