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.
Since 2016, California Community Colleges have offered bachelor's degrees. A non-partisan state agency report gives a mixed review of the 15 programs.
A federal lawsuit seeks to reinstate a federal rule requiring for-profit colleges to report the debt and earnings of its graduates.
Tuition hike proposals met opposition from Gov. Newsom and students. No clear majority on UC board of regents.
CSU still plans to require four years of high school math for freshman admissions, effective in 2027, but will delay formal vote to 2022.
Gov. Newsom and students opposed proposals to hike tuition at the University of California. Board of regents delayed vote.
L.A. Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner says that the district is spending its reserves and will need additional funds from the state.
The UC board of regents will vote next week on two plans to increase tuition. Hikes tied to inflation could continue for five years.
The efforts to replace UC’s president Janet Napolitano and CSU chancellor Timothy P. White by summer have raised worries about competition between the two systems for academic talent.
Heather Hiles suddenly resigned this week after less than one year on the job.
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.
Leaders representing all segments of California's education system share their reactions to the governor’s budget proposals.
For years the need for trained and qualified teachers has been growing in schools across California, especially in math and science.
Calbright College's president will leave on March 31, leaving critics to revive questions about whether online college is needed.
Gov. Newsom in his second budget calls for a 5% increase in funding for the University of California and the California State University, and a 3.9 percent increase for community colleges.
California's newest community college, aimed at helping "stranded workers" get needed job skills, enrolled its first students in October but now is seeing the departure of its president.