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.
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.
Faculty groups say they lack confidence in CSU trustees while demanding they hold leaders accountable. Sexual assault victims and other CSU San Bernardino employees claim harassment and retaliation.
After several colleges neglected to turn over data on application fraud and enrollment, systemwide chancellor's office will force their hand.
Efforts are underway to get funding in the state's 2022-23 budget to increase salaries for CSU staff following release of a state-funded study.
During an EdSource roundtable, panelists discussed new ideas for improving working conditions for the 37,000 part-time faculty at California's community colleges.
CSU official notes efforts to bring dropouts back to campuses after the pandemic's toll. Warns of "troublesome equity challenge."
Instead of arguing over which advanced math courses best prepare high school students for their futures, California policymakers must ensure that all students have access to multiple high-quality options.
The University of Texas at San Antonio's success at boosting graduation rates, especially for Black and Latino students, may offer strategies for California and other states.
The diversity of faculty and staff has a direct impact on the experience and success of California Community Colleges students.