PPIC Higher Education Center
Covering the Real Costs of College Kevin Cook December 11 2019 With many students struggling to afford California’s high cost of living, state policymakers have sought to reform financial aid programs to address the full cost of attending college.
Strengthening Career Pathways in California’s Community Colleges Shannon McConville November 18 2019 How can career education pathways best meet workforce needs and connect students to good jobs? A recent article co-authored by PPIC’s Shannon McConville explains.
College Applications Are Up and Admission Rates Are Down Hans Johnson November 12 2019 The popularity of many of California’s public universities has grown substantially in the past decade, while admissions rates have declined.
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.