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Video: Keeping Students on Track for College 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. Read More
Video: Reforming Remedial Math in Community College Promising reforms in developmental—or remedial—math are underway at California’s community colleges. Some are promising, but there is room for improvement. Read More
CSU Ends Remedial Courses California State University is eliminating remedial classes and will focus on helping students complete college-level work regardless of preparation. Read More
Guided Pathways in Community College Community colleges have begun to adopt a reform known as "guided pathways" to increase completion rates. Read More
Testimony: Accurately Assessing College Readiness A more equitable and efficient system for assessment and placement at the community colleges is a vital step in helping all students achieve their academic goals. Read More

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