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.
Video: College Eligibility for the University of California Mary Severance February 14 2020 PPIC’s Niu Gao discusses research on proposed changes to science requirements for UC eligibility, and an expert panel explores what they could mean for students and the university.
Making Progress on Connecting Student Data across California Jacob Jackson January 28 2020 A broad range of stakeholders, including PPIC, are working to create a system for linking data across the state’s public education institutions.
Governor Newsom Proposes New Investments in Math and Science Teachers Julien Lafortune, Radhika Mehlotra January 16 2020 In the state budget proposal he released last week, the governor calls for new spending to address the teacher shortage in high-need subjects.