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photo - Preschoolers on Slides, Next to Teacher Seven in Ten Californians Support State-Funded Preschool With most Californians saying preschool education is important but expensive, a strong majority believe the state government should fund voluntary preschool programs for all four-year olds. Read More
photo - Students walking on UCLA Campus California Sees Steep Decline in Financial Aid Applications Far fewer California high school seniors completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) this year, reducing the number who may receive funding that helps provide access to higher education. Read More
photo - California State University, Fullerton Dual Admission Could Help More Students Transfer from Community College to State Universities 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. Read More
photo - College Student Online Learning from Dorm Room Most California Colleges Are Sticking with Online Instruction This Spring California colleges are more likely than those in the rest of the US to be operating primarily online. Public health data support the state’s cautious approach, but a reliance on distance learning raises equity concerns. Read More
photo - College Student Walking on Campus and Wearing a Mask Helping Community Colleges Build on Progress during the Pandemic As higher education continues to confront the disruptions from COVID-19, Governor Newsom’s proposed state budget includes funding to help California community colleges boost access and retention and improve student outcomes. Read More
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