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.
College access experts attribute the massive spike in applications partially to the elimination of the SAT and ACT in admissions.
Many districts are seeing surges in Fs and Ds during distance learning, prompting a revision of expectations and policies around grades.
UC is being asked not to create its own test to replace the SAT. Students may instead be able to submit scores from 11th grade state exams.
High school graduates are putting off going to college as students and families cope with the financial challenges of the pandemic, a new national study shows.
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.