College and career readiness is a primary goal of all the major reforms in place in California. But now more than ever, as the pandemic has closed campuses and pushed schools and colleges to adopt distance learning, what are the state’s high schools and colleges doing to prepare students for the challenges that lie ahead?
This section explores how California’s K-12 system prepares its students for college and how colleges are preparing their students for the world beyond.
Colleges across California are adding courses dedicated to marijuana research, politics and policy.
With abortion illegal or soon to be banned in 16 other states, California's public universities could become reproductive-health safe havens for out-of-state students.
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho's plan, which aims to create a foundation for student success, will shape district priorities for the next four years.
California's new mathematics framework must increase access to advanced math but also ensure that all students have the preparation they need for college and careers in STEM fields.
Students in need of year-round, stable housing — rather than only during academic terms — face particular challenges when deciding which school to attend.
Reducing how many students were forced to take remedial classes in college was important, but a new bill, AB 1705, is too much, too soon and would harm students.
Policy changes don't follow increased diversity, speakers agree at CSU's first biennial Juneteenth symposium.
Eloy Ortiz Oakley says he is “leaving the system in a really good place. We have the best budget we have ever had. Our team is really strong.”
For long-term and lasting solutions, we must attract more young people to enter the teaching profession and give them the training and support they need to succeed.
The California Acceleration Project found that 47 colleges are planning to offer remedial math classes this fall. The group says AB 1705, newly proposed legislation is needed to address that trend.
The current Cal Grant program creates artificial barriers for community college students to qualify for financial aid, which in turn affects both student access and success.
Toward a new model of regional stability driven by higher education in California.
New state and federal funding must ensure that low-income households have broadband access and the means to pay for internet service.
Pathways prepare high school students for college and work by creating rich learning experiences that combine rigorous academics with career training and quicker routes to higher education.
Looking deep into data reveals that there are disparities among Asian American college students in California.