March 29, 2021
Colleges and universities that serve large numbers of low-income students need to accommodate the varied lives of our students, and that requires truly understanding the demands and structures of their lives.
March 17, 2021
At issue is the future of the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education, which regulates for-profit colleges in California
March 12, 2021
The agency that regulates California’s 1800 for-profit colleges needs reauthorization from the Legislature to keep operating. Lawmakers say they want it to do a better job protecting the 260,000 students at for-profit schools.
March 9, 2021
California higher education leaders support President Biden’s proposal to double the maximum amount of the Pell Grant, the main source of federal financial aid available to students.
March 5, 2021
New research from UC Davis offers one of the most comprehensive looks to date at student parents in California’s colleges and universities.
March 5, 2021
California higher education supporters say the state legislature needs to change an arcane state law that inadequately funds efforts to diversify community college faculty. An EdSource investigation revealed the system's failings.
February 23, 2021
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to make it easier for low-income students to access Cal Grants by changing eligibility standards.
February 16, 2021
California needs 'common application' for its public college and universities, higher ed panel urges
Panel convened by Newsom administration presents post-pandemic roadmap for higher education, including streamlining admissions and transfer process.
January 13, 2021
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.
November 10, 2020
Skills and knowledge matter, but workers must be able to apply them to solve problems in rapidly shifting work environments.
November 9, 2020
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.
November 3, 2020
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.
October 21, 2020
A fundamental question is how much difference their backgrounds will make in moving forward on racial and equity challenges facing their institutions.