Gender Imbalances in STEM Majors Hans Johnson June 21 2018 Even though women have an educational advantage over men—in California and the nation—they are underrepresented in STEM majors, earning only about 20% of statewide bachelor's degrees in engineering and computer science in 2016.
How Changes in Immigration Affect California’s Workforce Sergio Sanchez, Hans Johnson June 18 2018 California’s immigrant population is changing—and now about half of recent immigrants have at least bachelor’s degrees. Explore changes in immigrants’ education levels over time with a new interactive feature.
Guaranteeing Transfer Admission to the University of California Courtney Lee, Jacob Jackson May 18 2018 The University of California now guarantees admission to qualified community college students, but steps still need to be taken to improve transfer enrollment.
Parents Have High Educational Hopes for Their Children—Can California Keep Up? Kevin Cook April 23 2018 A vast majority of parents in California want their children to earn a bachelor's degree. But only 30 percent of today’s 9th graders will end up with one.
Testimony: Transfer Is Key to Closing the Workforce Skills Gap Hans Johnson March 20 2018 California faces a shortage of 1.1 million highly educated workers. Making transferring from community college more efficient will help.