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California’s Brain Gain January 3 2018 California is unique: It is gaining large numbers of college graduates from other states and losing large numbers of less educated adults.
High Housing Costs Hurt College Affordability December 20 2017 High housing costs play a significant role in the total price of attending college in California.
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.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC