Lists a series of recommendations on policies and practices for increasing the productivity of industry-valued degrees and credentials. The purpose of the document is to provide strategies for addressing the current struggle that California's community colleges face in keeping pace with the higher levels of skills and education that employers are requiring from their applicants.
Houses the Quality Schooling Framework (QSF), which offers California's educators timely tools and practices to guide effective planning, policy, expenditure, and instructional decisions at all schools and districts.
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.
Presents The Campaign for College Opportunity website-- a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring student access to and success in higher education in the state of California. Content includes an overview of strategies that meet this goal, including policy, partnership, and public awareness materials.
The University of California system will push classes back online for at least the first two weeks of January due to the spread of Omicron, a decision that elicited sadness at UC San Diego, which has maintained one of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates of any university in the country. The decision was heavily influenced by Omicron surge models produced at the San Diego campus over the past week.
The COVID-19 pandemic could reverse notable gains made by Black and Latinx students in Los Angeles County and could signal similar problems for the rest of the state, according to a new report which also notes stubborn education disparities and suggests the COVID-19 pandemic could “threaten to offset and undo years of improvements for California’s high schools and community colleges” in particular.