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Retraining Workers for the Future Economy February 15 2018 California’s higher education system has an important role to play in delivering retraining options.
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.
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.
California Needs More College Prep Courses November 30 2017 To improve student readiness for college, districts and schools need to increase the number of college prep courses.
Video: Reforming Remedial Math in Community College October 30 2017 Promising reforms in developmental—or remedial—math are underway at California’s community colleges. Some are promising, but there is room for improvement.
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