COVID-19 Further Disrupts Testing for College Admissions and Placement Niu Gao, Olga Rodriguez September 16 2020 As the pandemic continues to cause major shifts in the educational landscape, California’s public colleges and universities are exploring how new admissions and placement approaches might promote equity and access.
Affirmative Action and Higher Education in California Radhika Mehlotra, Bonnie Brooks September 3 2020 A November ballot measure asks Californians whether or not to repeal the state’s ban on affirmative action in the public sector, including in public higher education.
Video: New Realities for Higher Education Mary Severance July 28 2020 California’s public higher education leaders—UC’s Janet Napolitano, California Community Colleges’ Eloy Ortiz Oakley, and CSU’s Timothy White—discuss how their systems are addressing COVID-19 and other key challenges.
The Role of Community Colleges in Supporting Mental Health Olga Rodriguez June 17 2020 With two-thirds of California community college students reporting higher levels of mental distress during the pandemic, colleges can play a central role in providing counseling, financial assistance, and other support.
Public Higher Education in California Faces a Fiscal Crisis Kevin Cook, Hans Johnson May 20 2020 With a sharp decline in state revenues due to COVID-19, California’s public colleges and universities face significant funding cuts that could reduce student access and services.