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.
Backers of a planned $15 billion tax initiative for the November 2020 ballot hope they can win over the California Teachers Association.
Three San Diego area community colleges will send 100 students annually to San Diego State’s bilingual credentials program.
Amazon Web, a subsidiary of Amazon, has teamed up with colleges in the state to help teach the skills needed for a growing number of in-demand jobs that require cloud computing.
Janet Napolitano will leave the UC presidency in August 2020 with a generally positive legacy.
Napolitano, the first woman to be named president of the 10-campus system, has served in the role since 2013.
In the budget request, California community college system reiterates support for a bill aiming to reduce students' total cost of attendance.
Survey confirms that non-tuition costs in California pose obstacles to students pursuing higher education.
Private colleges successfully pushed for a softer bill while another proposal bolsters admissions oversight at public campuses.
California community colleges provide some housing help for former foster youth
Opponents say the requirement would harm black and Latino students. Supporters say it would prepare students for college math courses.
California's public colleges and universities are doing more to provide free, digital or low-cost textbooks to students.
In response to criticism, the College Board is reforming a new admissions tool meant to measure hardships that a freshman applicant faces.
Education leaders will privately advise Gov. Newsom on college access and success. Some experts want the group to have more authority.
New College Board tool to identify students who have overcome hardship gets some support among private colleges; public colleges are wary.
A poll by the journal Education Next finds most people favor more federal spending on education and free college tuition.