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California Sees More College Graduates, but Progress Is Uneven April 15 2021 The share of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree has grown, but gains have varied by geography and across racial/ethnic groups.
Video: A Conversation with US Senator Alex Padilla April 12 2021 Senator Padilla talks about what he hopes to accomplish in Washington and the importance of federal policymakers’ efforts on COVID-19 relief, infrastructure, and immigration reform.
Geography of Educational Attainment in California April 6 2021 Overall, one-third of Californians age 25 and older have at least a bachelor’s degree. But this share varies widely—both across the state’s regions and within individual counties.
Video: Women and the Pandemic Economy April 2 2021 An expert panel discusses the ongoing struggles women face in balancing work, family, and health—and steps that can be taken to support working women.
One Year Later, Is California on the Road to Recovery? April 1 2021 California’s economy has made strides in recovering from the COVID-19 downturn. But continued un- and underemployment—especially among groups who have been hit hardest—is a major concern.