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.
Lessons from the Great Recession Can Protect College Students Today Kevin Cook, Hans Johnson April 29 2020 State funding for public higher education saw deep cuts during the last downturn, while for-profit colleges moved to the forefront.
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.
Do Californians Support the Proposed School Bond? Dean Bonner October 31 2019 Slightly more than half of likely voters approve of the school bond measure that will be on the March 2020 ballot, but support varies across regions.
Video: Improving Educational Opportunity in California Mary Severance October 30 2019 How can schools and colleges best prepare students to meet the challenges of the future? Linda Darling-Hammond, president of the state board of education, and Eloy Ortiz-Oakley, chancellor of California’s community colleges, discuss the issues with Mark Baldassare, PPIC president and CEO.