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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.
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.
Testimony: The Need for College Graduates in California’s Future Economy November 1 2017 California needs to enroll more students in college—especially in our four-year institutions—and ensure greater success of those already in college.
DACA and California’s Future September 7 2017 The DACA program has been particularly significant in California—home to 70,000 “Dreamers” and other undocumented immigrants who attend public colleges.
Highly Educated Workers See Strong Job Gains April 27 2017 The recovery from the Great Recession highlights the importance of California’s higher education systems in providing meaningful economic opportunities for workers.
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