College and career readiness is a primary goal of all the major reforms in place in California. But now more than ever, as the pandemic has closed campuses and pushed schools and colleges to adopt distance learning, what are the state’s high schools and colleges doing to prepare students for the challenges that lie ahead?
This section explores how California’s K-12 system prepares its students for college and how colleges are preparing their students for the world beyond.
Feather River College is the latest of California's community colleges to get approval for a bachelor's degree program.
José Luis Ruiz Arévalos thought he would be in Mexico for six days. Instead, he was forced to stay out of the country for almost four years, disrupting his kids' education.
Conservative majority on U.S. Supreme Court expressed doubts about canceling $400 billion in student loan debt.
The state has invested $500 million for jobs that help a student's career, not just working at campus cafeterias and bookstores.
California's state auditor says community colleges are misspending money meant to hire full-time faculty and is calling on the chancellor's office to provide better oversight.
Teacher residency programs, which offer a year of clinical practice in the classroom and small stipends, are losing enrollment to internships with salaries and benefits.
Christian, chancellor of the Kern Community College District, will be the 11th chancellor in the system's history and the first woman in the role.
Many community college students don't have the luxury of moving to attend a CSU or UC campus; enabling them to earn a bachelor's degree at their local college is a matter of equity.
Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, said during an Assembly subcommittee hearing Tuesday that UC should participate in the Associate Degree for Transfer program.
Students have complained about unbearable heat waves in classrooms without air conditioning and canceled classes due to flooded buildings, but funds are not available to maintain and renovate academic facilities.
Public forums held across the state this week are meant to help the board write the job description for CSU's next leader.
Cal Poly Humboldt's new majors are attracting a lot more applicants. With that growth, on-campus housing may be in short supply.
UCLA researchers found that high school seniors who took math, whether statistics or calculus, were significantly more likely to enroll in a four-year college and return the following year.
We are counting on college leaders to deliver on the promise of a student-centered approach to transfer that eliminates racial disparities and puts students first.