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.
The pandemic cost transfer students internships, research opportunities, chances to work closely with renowned faculty, and even travel abroad.
Alameda County Civil Grand Jury report finds ineffective leadership by Peralta Community College District's board of trustees.
The Oakland college was to close in 2023 but now announces a survival plan. Under the merger, undergraduate men will be admitted, changing tradition.
Let’s update our traditional perceptions of who students are, how their daily lives look and how best to offer assistance in times of need.
Community colleges face calls to do more as Black, Native American and Pacific Islander students enroll in for-profit colleges at alarming rates.
California's community colleges plan to require many students to take an ethnic studies class. Here's what you need to know.
Help with food and housing costs would enable more students to succeed and thrive in community college.
California State University's Dominguez Hills and Northridge campuses are partnering with nearby community colleges to increase transfers.
Reform to state's Cal Grant program would expand eligibility to an estimated 173,000 students while also increasing award amounts.
Lawmakers expect to vote soon on a proposal to gradually reduce the share of out-of-state students who enroll at the University of California.
Former California Gov. Jerry Brown defends the public online community college he envisioned would take on the for-profit sector.
Soon, any student pursuing an associate degree at a California community college will likely need to take an ethnic studies class.
L.A. Unified will launch a college savings account program, Opportunity L.A, on Friday for over 13,000 first grade students. All remaining first graders will have their own savings account by the end of 2021.
Voluntary guidance for math instruction faces criticism from parents saying it stunts potential for students in advanced math pathways.
Leaders representing all segments of California’s education system share their reactions to the governor’s May revision of the 2021-22 budget.