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Jacob Jackson
Research Fellow
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Expertise:
Higher education
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Jacob Jackson is a research fellow at the PPIC Higher Education Center. His research includes work on college costs, college readiness, community college participation, access to higher education, and college completion. Before joining PPIC, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Davis, and a middle school and high school teacher in Sacramento, California, and Columbia, Missouri. He holds a PhD in education from the University of California, Davis, and a master’s degree in education from the University of Missouri.

California’s Dream Act
California’s Partisan Divide on Higher Education
UC Admissions: What the Numbers Mean
CSU Ends Remedial Courses
Federal Data Could Help Students Choose a College
UC May Struggle to Meet Transfer Requirement
Can Mandatory College Entrance Exams Boost College Access?
College Costs Could Rise for Some Students
CSU and UC Are a Better Value Than Universities Nationwide
Comparing College Readiness across States
Race, Ethnicity, and For-Profit College Enrollment
The Promise of a Four-Year Degree in California
Free University Tuition: How Many California Students Would Benefit?
Getting Students from High-Need Schools into the UC System
Does Guaranteed Tuition Lower College Costs?
Race and College Admissions in Texas
Reducing Tuition Volatility at California’s Universities
Increasing On-time Graduation Rates at CSU
How the New FAFSA Can Help Californians
What the New College Scorecard Can—and Can’t—Tell You
College Readiness and the New State Exams
Increasing Transfer Students at UC
Are Enough Californians Attending UC?
Commentary: Obama’s Community College Plan No Panacea
How Does UC Compare in Enrolling Nonresident Students?
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