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What Are the Consequences of Limiting Nonresident Students at UC? July 28 2021 The state legislature’s plan to limit nonresident enrollment at the University of California could mean more seats for resident students, but it also raises important financial considerations for the system.
Federal Stimulus Funds Bolstered California Colleges and Universities June 24 2021 The state’s public higher education institutions and students are receiving more than $8 billion in funds across three federal relief packages.
California Remains on Track to Close the Degree Gap May 18 2021 Six years ago, PPIC projected a shortage of 1.1 million highly educated workers in California by 2030. Today—despite the disruptions caused by the pandemic—the state is on track to close this gap.
Video: A Conversation with Chancellor Joseph I. Castro March 5 2021 PPIC’s Mark Baldassare talks with the leader of the California State University about addressing the COVID-19 pandemic as well as CSU’s efforts to increase access, diversity, and college completion.
Most California Colleges Are Sticking with Online Instruction This Spring February 12 2021 California colleges are more likely than those in the rest of the US to be operating primarily online. Public health data support the state’s cautious approach, but a reliance on distance learning raises equity concerns.