The Year Ahead in Higher Education Hans Johnson January 13 2021 Last year brought historic disruptions to California’s colleges and universities. In 2021, how can policymakers and higher education officials draw on lessons learned during the pandemic while building on progress that was underway prior to COVID-19?
How Is the Pandemic Affecting California’s Independent, Nonprofit Colleges? Kevin Cook December 3 2020 COVID-19 has created a number of disruptions for higher education institutions. We talked with Kristen Soares, president of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, about how these institutions are addressing the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Testimony: Getting to Graduation on Time at California State University Jacob Jackson November 19 2020 PPIC’s Jacob Jackson testified before the Select Committee on Student Success on increasing the share of CSU students who graduate in four years by encouraging them to take full course loads early in college.
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.
Video: Supporting Student Parents in Community College CalWORKs Programs Stephanie Barton November 4 2020 PPIC’s Bonnie Brooks and Shannon McConville discuss new research on how programs at California community colleges help support the economic mobility of CalWORKs student parents.