PPIC Higher Education Center
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.
Pointing Eligible Students to Available CSU Campuses Jacob Jackson February 6 2020 A program launched last year aims to help students find alternatives when they are denied admission to their preferred CSU campus due to lack of space.
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.