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.
The goal is to keep students competitive in a global market.
The new system will move away from relying primarily on test scores.
The universities are opening satellite campuses in urban centers.
Students get a glimpse of campuses outside their communities.
The metric will be one part of the state's new accountability system.
Students can graduate high school with an associate degree.
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.