California’s population and economy are changing, and its higher education institutions need to increase both college enrollment and completion rates.
California needs to enroll more students in college—especially in our four-year institutions—and ensure greater success of those already in college.
Promising reforms in developmental—or remedial—math are underway at California’s community colleges. Some are promising, but there is room for improvement.
As the federal government moves to end the DACA program, California is continuing to support the higher education aspirations of undocumented students.
The DACA program has been particularly significant in California—home to 70,000 “Dreamers” and other undocumented immigrants who attend public colleges.
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