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Dual Enrollment in California

By Olga Rodriguez, Niu Gao

Dual enrollment provides opportunities for high school students to take college courses and earn college credit. The pandemic has fueled a nationwide surge in participation, and equity-centered legislation has raised dual enrollment’s profile in California. As dual enrollment expands, state leaders can take steps to promote equitable access and outcomes.


A New Era of Student Access at California’s Community Colleges

Until recently, most community college students started in remedial courses that slowed down or halted their academic progress. A landmark law (AB 705) has dramatically expanded student access to the math and English courses needed to transfer to a four-year college. How has AB 705 affected students’ chances of completing these courses? Have racial equity gaps narrowed?


A New Era of Student Access at California’s Community Colleges

By Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Olga Rodriguez, Hans Johnson

A landmark law (AB 705) has helped tens of thousands of community college students complete the courses necessary for transfer to a four-year college. But student outcomes vary across campuses, and more work is needed to ensure equitable access and completion rates—particularly in math.

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Testimony: Increasing Community College Transfers

By Hans Johnson

In testimony for the Regents of the University of California, PPIC’s Hans Johnson discusses progress in increasing community college transfers and ways to further improve the transfer pathway.

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