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.
Studies show that freshman year can be one of the most critical years in a student's academic journey.
Increasing financial aid for California college students among 21 new proposals
With eight weeks to go before the start of classes, Calbright College faces questions on whether it will be ready.
Its new president says it plans to launch online and job training for 400 students.
California quickly creates a complaint process to save out-of-state online students' financial aid.
CSU expected to hear much criticism before trustees vote in November. Critics say the proposal will curtail college access.
The application fee rise from $55 per CSU campus is the system’s first in 30 years.
As California schools move to implement new science standards, there will be an increased demand for teachers in a subject area where there is already a severe shortage.
Helping black, Latino and low income students to graduate and succeed in college and beyond requires a new strategy that is getting major funding from the Gates Foundation.
California Community Colleges board of governors extended the contract for Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley despite objections from faculty members.
UC regents will consider plan to guarantee students stable tuition for up to six years while new students could get price hikes.
The ACT and SAT provide many valuable benefits to both students and schools, proponents say.
Legislators hope increasing financial aid for summer school will help students graduate faster.
De Anza High School in West Contra Costa Unified in the East Bay has seen its graduation rate rise higher than the statewide average from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
Only a small fraction of California students learn computer science in school.
A new CSU program offers freshmen and transfers a spot at nine campuses with room if they were rejected where they first applied.