The Year Ahead in Higher Education Hans Johnson January 13 2021 Last year brought historic disruptions to California’s colleges and universities. In 2021, how can policymakers and higher education officials draw on lessons learned during the pandemic while building on progress that was underway prior to COVID-19?
Broad Support for Job Training and Child Care to Boost Recovery Dean Bonner, Vicki Hsieh December 11 2020 In the latest PPIC Statewide Survey, most Californians support key policy proposals to increase economic well-being and broaden opportunity.
Tackling Regional Disparities in Economic Opportunity Sarah Bohn, Dean Bonner, Vicki Hsieh, Julien Lafortune, Tess Thorman December 8 2020 Economic opportunity varies across California, and COVID-19 could worsen these disparities. Public policies that aim to increase opportunity should seek to address differing conditions and needs across regions.
How Is the Pandemic Affecting California’s Independent, Nonprofit Colleges? Kevin Cook December 3 2020 COVID-19 has created a number of disruptions for higher education institutions. We talked with Kristen Soares, president of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, about how these institutions are addressing the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Video: Higher Education and Economic Opportunity in California Mary Severance November 12 2020 An expert panel discusses a new PPIC report on the various economic benefits of a college degree and how California might expand access and completion.