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What Are the Consequences of Limiting Nonresident Students at UC? July 28 2021 The state legislature’s plan to limit nonresident enrollment at the University of California could mean more seats for resident students, but it also raises important financial considerations for the system.
Enrollment Increases Will Require More Housing for UC and CSU Students July 14 2021 Increased enrollment at the University of California and California State University is good news for our state. But as campuses enroll more students, housing those students can be a challenge.
For California’s Educational Data System, Public Support Will Be Key July 9 2021 California has ambitious plans to build one of the most connected data systems in the nation. Sustained public and financial support is essential to its success.
Equity Gaps Narrow in Community College Courses, but More Work to Do May 27 2021 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.
California Remains on Track to Close the Degree Gap May 18 2021 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.