Video: Higher Education and Economic Opportunity in California Mary Severance November 12 2020 An expert panel discusses a new PPIC report on the various economic benefits of a college degree and how California might expand access and completion.
Lessons from the Great Recession Can Protect College Students Today Kevin Cook, Hans Johnson April 29 2020 State funding for public higher education saw deep cuts during the last downturn, while for-profit colleges moved to the forefront.
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.
Year-Round Support for Low-Income Students Courtney Lee August 23 2018 Pell Grants covered the summer months this year, expanding summer course enrollment and potentially increasing retention rates and accelerating time to degree.
The Governor’s Revised Budget Targets Tuition at UC and CSU Kevin Cook June 1 2018 Funding for UC and CSU remains unchanged in Governor Brown’s revised May budget, with both short- and long-term implications for the school systems and California’s economy.