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Affirmative Action and Higher Education in California

By Radhika Mehlotra, Bonnie Brooks

A November ballot measure asks Californians whether or not to repeal the state’s ban on affirmative action in the public sector, including in public higher education.

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Video: New Realities for Higher Education

By Mary Severance

California’s public higher education leaders—UC’s Janet Napolitano, California Community Colleges’ Eloy Ortiz Oakley, and CSU’s Timothy White—discuss how their systems are addressing COVID-19 and other key challenges.

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UC and CSU Face Budget Challenges

By Kevin Cook

The University of California and California State University face significant revenue loss this year and may see further cuts in the coming years.

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COVID-19 Alters College Admissions

By Jacob Jackson, Olga Rodriguez, Niu Gao

UC and CSU are allowing greater flexibility in requirements for fall 2021 admission, but disadvantaged students may still face unique barriers to access.

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Video: The Benefits of Headwater Forest Management

By Lori Pottinger

California’s headwater forests are increasingly vulnerable to major wildfires and droughts that threaten the many benefits they provide. An expert panel discussed how improved management can reduce risks of major wildfires and bring other benefits.

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High School Graduation during the COVID-19 Crisis

By Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes

School closures and the move to distance learning present challenges in ensuring that California students, especially those from low-income families or with special educational needs, stay on track for graduating.

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Displaced by COVID-19: Moving Out of College Housing

By Jacob Jackson, Hans Johnson

Moving students out of campus housing is necessary to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, but most students are now farther from academic support and other important services.

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