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Dual Admission Could Help More Students Transfer from Community College to State Universities February 19 2021 Under a proposed dual admission program, students who enroll in a California community college would be conditionally accepted to a state university. This could expand access to a bachelor’s degree and help address equity gaps in higher education.
COVID-19 Altered College Plans for Most Students October 30 2020 The pandemic has caused major disruptions for college students. The impact has been especially large for low-income students, African Americans and Latinos, and students who are the first generation in their families to attend college.
COVID-19 Further Disrupts Testing for College Admissions and Placement September 16 2020 As the pandemic continues to cause major shifts in the educational landscape, California’s public colleges and universities are exploring how new admissions and placement approaches might promote equity and access.
Affirmative Action and Higher Education in California September 3 2020 A November ballot measure asks Californians whether or not to repeal the state’s ban on affirmative action in the public sector, including in public higher education.
COVID-19 Alters College Admissions May 5 2020 UC and CSU are allowing greater flexibility in requirements for fall 2021 admission, but disadvantaged students may still face unique barriers to access.