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2018 California Higher Education Report Card

A Call to Action and Blueprint to Increase College Graduates and Keep Our Economy Strong

California’s Higher Education Governing Boards Do Not Reflect the Racial and Gender Diversity of California and Its Student Body

March 2018 | Left Out: How Exclusion in California’s Colleges and Universities Hurts Our Values, Our Students, and Our Economy

September 2017 | The Transfer Maze: The High Cost to Students and the State of California

June 2017 | California Higher Education Report Card

November 2016|California Fact Sheet: Simplifying Federal Student Aid: Grants, Loans, & Repayment Plans

July 2016|Higher Education in California: An Introduction to the State’s Public Colleges & Universities

June 2016| Needed: Sy(STEM)ic Response: How California’s Public Colleges and Universities are Key to Strengthening the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Health Workforce

March 2016| Keeping the Promise: Going the Distance on Transfer Reform

November 2015 | Access Denied: Rising Selectivity at California’s Public Universities

September 2015 | The State of Higher Education in California: Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Report

July 2015 | Affirming Equal Opportunity and Access in the University of California so California Prospers

May 2015 | The State of Higher Education in California: Black Report

April 2015 | The State of Higher Education in California: The Latino Report

April 2015 | The 2014 Statewide Listening Tour: Thoughts and Priorities from Leading Californians

March 2015| Helping or Hindering? State Policies & Latino College Completion in California

July 2014 | State Leadership in Higher Education: Lessons from Other States

July 2014 | The Real Cost of College: Time and Credits to Degree in California

March 2014 | Updated – The State of Higher Education in California: Borrowing for College

February 2014 | Higher Education in California: A Primer on the State’s Public Colleges & Universities

January 2014 | The State of Higher Education in California: Average Won’t Do

December 2013 | The State of Higher Education in California: The gender and racial gap analysis

December 2013 | The State of Blacks in Higher Education in California

November 2013 | The State of Latinos in Higher Education in California

May 2013 | Working Hard, Left Behind: Education as a pathway from poverty to prosperity for working Californians

November 2012 | Meeting Compliance But Missing the Mark: A progress report on the implementation of historic transfer reform

April 2012 | California’s Economic Payoff: Investing in College Access & Completion

April 2012 | What Works Now: Five Solutions to Improve Student Success in California’s Community Colleges

March 2012 | Latino Students and Higher Education: California Profile

February 2012 | Challenged From the Start: Stories of Student Perseverance & Determination in California’s Community Colleges

February 2012 | Black Students and Higher Education: California Profile

November 2011 | Gender Profile for Divided We Fail: Improving Completion and Closing Racial Gaps in California’s Community Colleges

October 2010 | Divided We Fail: Improving Completion and Closing Racial Gaps in California’s Community Colleges

March 2010 | Policy Brief: Some Lessons from Florida for California Higher Education Policy

February 2010 | Moving California Ahead: Increasing College Completion in the Golden State

June 2009 | Technical Difficulties: Meeting California’s Needs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Fields

April 2009 | California Community College Transfer: Cutting the Gordian Knot

November 2007 | Closing the Health Workforce Gap in California

February 2007 | Early Commitment to College

April 2006 | Keeping California’s Edge

November 2005 | Return on Investment

May 2005 | Listen Up: Californians Respond to the College-Access Crisis