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The Year Ahead in Higher Education January 13 2021 Last year brought historic disruptions to California’s colleges and universities. In 2021, how can policymakers and higher education officials draw on lessons learned during the pandemic while building on progress that was underway prior to COVID-19?
Covering the Real Costs of College 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 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.
Video: Career Education and Economic Mobility in California September 25 2019 Career education at California’s community colleges helps to boost earnings and prepare the state’s workforce for current and future job market needs.
Training California’s Students for Well-Paying Jobs July 18 2019 Completion of career education credentials at California community colleges has risen substantially, but some credentials create much larger earnings gains than do others.