COVID-19 Further Disrupts Testing for College Admissions and Placement Niu Gao, Olga Rodriguez 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 Radhika Mehlotra, Bonnie Brooks 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 Jacob Jackson, Olga Rodriguez, Niu Gao 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.
College Applications Are Up and Admission Rates Are Down Hans Johnson November 12 2019 The popularity of many of California’s public universities has grown substantially in the past decade, while admissions rates have declined.
Leveling the Playing Field in College Admissions Hans Johnson, Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia April 17 2019 Although students from low-income families are less likely to enroll in college than students from high-income families, California is faring better than the rest of the US in broadening access to higher education.