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photo - College Student Studying Outside on Campus Equity Gaps Narrow in Community College Courses, but More Work to Do Major reforms to placement and remediation for California community college students has significantly broadened access to transfer-level English and math courses. But racial equity gaps persist. Read More
photo - College Graduate Hugging Mother and Holding Diploma California Remains on Track to Close the Degree Gap Six years ago, PPIC projected a shortage of 1.1 million highly educated workers in California by 2030. Today—despite the disruptions caused by the pandemic—the state is on track to close this gap. Read More
photo - Teacher Writing Equations on Whiteboard and Wearing Face Mask Mapping Equitable Access to Math at California’s Community Colleges The state’s community colleges have made tremendous progress in expanding access to transfer-level math courses, but overall gains mask important variation across campuses. Read More
photo - Back of Graduates Wearing Mortar Boards California Sees More College Graduates, but Progress Is Uneven The share of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree has grown, but gains have varied by geography and across racial/ethnic groups. Read More
photo - Joseph I. Castro Video: A Conversation with Chancellor Joseph I. Castro PPIC’s Mark Baldassare talks with the leader of the California State University about addressing the COVID-19 pandemic as well as CSU’s efforts to increase access, diversity, and college completion. Read More
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