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Bricks and Mortarboards: Capital Investment in Colleges December 14 2017 California needs to rethink its higher education capital finance strategy—a key component in maintaining access for all students and producing an educated workforce.
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.
College Graduates and California’s Future November 16 2017 California’s population and economy are changing, and its higher education institutions need to increase both college enrollment and completion rates.
Video: Californians Concerned about Cost but Give State’s Colleges Good Grades November 6 2017 Most Californians say college affordability is a big problem, and most give the state’s public colleges good grades. These are among the PPIC Statewide Survey findings presented in Sacramento.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC