California community colleges
COVID-19 Shutdown Forces Colleges to Ramp up Online Learning Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Kevin Cook March 30 2020 As higher education in California moves online, the state’s prior experience with distance learning points to effective practices, as well as certain challenges, in helping students succeed.
Testimony: California Is on Track to Close the Degree Gap Hans Johnson February 25 2020 Hans Johnson, director of the PPIC Higher Education Center, provides legislative testimony on California’s progress in addressing a projected shortage of highly educated workers.
Governor Newsom Proposes New Investments in Math and Science Teachers Julien Lafortune, Radhika Mehlotra January 16 2020 In the state budget proposal he released last week, the governor calls for new spending to address the teacher shortage in high-need subjects.
Covering the Real Costs of College Kevin Cook December 11 2019 With many students struggling to afford California’s high cost of living, state policymakers have sought to reform financial aid programs to address the full cost of attending college.
Strengthening Career Pathways in California’s Community Colleges Shannon McConville November 18 2019 How can career education pathways best meet workforce needs and connect students to good jobs? A recent article co-authored by PPIC’s Shannon McConville explains.