Preparing students for college means giving them more than a grounding in academics. Time-management skills, an ability to persevere to solve problems, and a sense of personal responsibility are also skills that schools can instill to help students navigate the challenges of higher education.
Knowing how to write effectively is a necessary skill for a student’s success.
The decision comes after CSU delayed a vote to add a quantitative reasoning course — in addition to 3 years of math — as an admission requirement.
With 100% of the precincts reporting, voters are rejecting return of affirmative action in California. At least several million mail-in, provisional and same-day registration ballots were still being counted.
When California voters in 1996 rejected affirmative action, CSU and UC could no longer consider race and ethnicity in admissions, making a huge impact on the public universities.
After years of constant moving and economic instability, Johana Resendiz is now part of the history-making Latino students accepted into the UC system this year
LA City College helped student realize dream of getting a degree.
The state’s spending plan includes annual funding for California’s only online community college but a loss in a portion of its unspent state funds.
We must think differently about education because the status quo isn’t working.
Many California adults have impressive skillsets and knowledge bases that merit college-level credit.
The pandemic threatens to derail the pathways to college and career for too many California students.
College Board says students who couldn’t submit exams must retake them in June. Students instead want their original responses to be graded.
Oakland Unified school board temporarily waives its 2.0 GPA and senior project grad requirements during emergencies such as school closures.
Colleges and testing companies should put student needs at center of decisions on how to handle assessments and admissions in a time of social distancing.
Exams will include high-tech proctoring to discourage cheating. UC temporarily has dropped the tests as admissions requirements.
ACT and SAT are better measures of college readiness than state tests, proponents say.