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College Gender Gap Starts Early and Extends across Races

By Hans Johnson, Daniel Payares-Montoya, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

4 days ago ... Along every step of the educational pathway from 9th grade to college completion, women fare better than men. The college gender gap has ...


Making the Most of a Wet Year

Jeffrey Mount is a senior fellow at the PPIC Water Policy Center. He is an emeritus professor of earth and planetary sciences and founding director of the ...


Achieving Universal Broadband in California

Darriya Starr is a research associate at the PPIC Higher Education Center, where she researches K–12 education policy. Her work focuses on the challenges and ...


Achieving Universal Broadband in California

By Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao, Darriya Starr, Amy Gong Liu

The education sector could play an important role in collecting data on real-world broadband access and speed.→; Affordability and digital literacy are major ...

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Policy Brief: Achieving Universal Broadband in California

By Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao, Darriya Starr, Amy Gong Liu

After shining a spotlight on the importance of the internet for education, health care, and employment, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred historic federal and ...

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A Visit to the Valley

By Tani Cantil-Sakauye

Mar 9, 2023 ... In these early days, I'm reaching out to a broad array of policy-active people in Sacramento and beyond—listening, learning, and connecting.


Is College Worth It?

By Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Cesar Alesi Perez, Vicki Hsieh, Hans Johnson

Graduates in computer science and mathematics earn a median wage of $110,000 annually, almost double what graduates in education make ($65,000).

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New Horizons for Senior Fellow Alvar Escriva-Bou

By Sarah Bardeen

Feb 24, 2023 ... Often there are no incentives for academics to work at the interface between science and policy, although some are great at it. At PPIC we ...