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.
COVID-19 Alters College Admissions Jacob Jackson, Olga Rodriguez, Niu Gao May 5 2020 UC and CSU are allowing greater flexibility in requirements for fall 2021 admission, but disadvantaged students may still face unique barriers to access.
COVID-19 Shutdown Forces Colleges to Ramp up Online Learning Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Kevin Cook March 30 2020 As higher education in California moves online, the state’s prior experience with distance learning points to effective practices, as well as certain challenges, in helping students succeed.
Testimony: California Is on Track to Close the Degree Gap Hans Johnson February 25 2020 Hans Johnson, director of the PPIC Higher Education Center, provides legislative testimony on California’s progress in addressing a projected shortage of highly educated workers.