The COVID-19 pandemic led to unprecedented disruptions for California’s college students and the institutions they attend. These disruptions have been wide-ranging, but the effects have not been as severe as initially feared.
Introduces the The California State University Graduation Initiative 2025. Launched in January 2015, this initiative aims to better prepare and assist students through an established a plan to remove obstacles to receiving a baccalaureate degree.
Provides a comprehensive examination of multiple measures placement and co-requisite remediation in California community colleges. As all colleges move toward compliance with a new Assembly Bill focused on broadening the scope and accelerating the pace of curricular change, this study sheds light on what colleges can expect to see in terms of both student outcomes and implementation challenges.
Compares the California experience of postsecondary attainment to date with that of other states that are demographically similar to California. It offers a set of recommendations that could help the state achieve both workforce readiness and greater equity of opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree for underrepresented students.