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Testimony: How Can California Produce More College Graduates? February 6 2018 California needs to produce 1.1 million more college graduates by 2030 to meet economic demand. Here is how each university segment can help reach that goal.
Funding Increase for Community Colleges February 2 2018 Community colleges get the bulk of higher education funds in the governor’s budget, which includes a new formula for dispersing the money.
Improving Community College Course Catalogs January 19 2018 Community college course catalogs contain crucial information. But they are often not structured in a way to make it accessible to students.
California’s Brain Gain January 3 2018 California is unique: It is gaining large numbers of college graduates from other states and losing large numbers of less educated adults.
Video: Keeping Students on Track for College December 4 2017 Only about 30% of California 9th graders are expected to earn a bachelor’s degree—a startling statistic in a state that faces a shortfall of college graduates. PPIC researchers and a panel of experts discuss the challenges and solutions for improving college pathways.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC