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.
University officials believe students need more math preparation.
Some campuses don't participate in the program because they fear sanctions.
UC is being asked to increase the number of California students it enrolls.
2016 reports will show how students progressed from last year to this year.
Some students are not utilizing the Cal Grants they have been awarded.
State officials are considering a number of possible measures.
Education officials and experts discuss changes in state standardized tests.
About 82 percent of the state's high school students graduated last year.
One-fourth of California students who didn't graduate attended charter schools, including those targeting potential dropouts.
College and career readiness indicators may also make the first cut.
The percentage has remained about the same since 1999.
Students who meet minimum admission requirements will be guaranteed a spot.