Covering the Real Costs of College Kevin Cook December 11 2019 With many students struggling to afford California’s high cost of living, state policymakers have sought to reform financial aid programs to address the full cost of attending college.
Strengthening Career Pathways in California’s Community Colleges Shannon McConville November 18 2019 How can career education pathways best meet workforce needs and connect students to good jobs? A recent article co-authored by PPIC’s Shannon McConville explains.
College Applications Are Up and Admission Rates Are Down Hans Johnson November 12 2019 The popularity of many of California’s public universities has grown substantially in the past decade, while admissions rates have declined.
Video: Broadening Access to Transfer-Level Courses at California’s Community Colleges Lynette Ubois October 16 2019 At an event in Sacramento, researcher Marisol Cuellar Mejia and an expert panel discuss a new PPIC report on how large-scale placement and curricular reforms at community colleges are increasing student success.
How Community College Reforms Could Help English Learners Olga Rodriguez, Bonnie Brooks October 3 2019 Two-thirds of English Learner students are not on track to earn a degree, but new initiatives may create clearer, more accessible pathways for advancement.