California can best serve the growing number of students who want to pursue technology jobs by taking advantage of the strengths of each segment of its public higher education system.
Reforming developmental, or remedial, education is essential to improving students’ success in community colleges. The good news is that there is major support for reform.
A nationwide data system could help students and parents weigh the costs and benefits of specific colleges and majors.
As California’s public universities work to increase the number of students who graduate within four years, the federal government has reinstituted the year-round Pell Grant—a financial aid program that can help accomplish this goal.
UC is enrolling more transfer students but has not come closer to meeting its goal: two new in-state freshmen for every in-state transfer student.
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