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New Report on Associate Degree for Transfer Shows Promising Results, Ways to Improve

Community College students earning the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT), a program that aligns transfer requirements across California Community Colleges and California State University, are achieving their bachelor’s degrees at higher rates, and in fewer semesters, than other transfer students.  This is one of several promising findings from a new study conducted by UC Davis Read more >

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Grantee Perception Report (2020)

College Futures Foundation works to ensure that more students who reflect California’s diversity complete a B.A. and access the opportunity for a better life. Realizing this future for our students is a collective project—one in which we rely on deep partnership with our grantees as we learn and grow together on the path to catalyzing Read more >

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Sharing Feedback from Our 2020 Grantee Perception Report

College Futures Foundation works to ensure that more students who reflect California’s diversity complete a B.A. and access the opportunity for a better life. Realizing this future for our students is a collective project—one in which we rely on deep partnership with our grantees as we learn and grow together on the path to catalyzing Read more >

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Report: Expanding CSU Enrollment Capacity Critical to State’s Economic Recovery

In awarding about half of the state’s baccalaureate degrees each year, the California State University system is vital for fueling economic growth and social mobility. But capacity constraints are forcing CSU to turn away thousands of students and could threaten California’s ability to recover quickly from the pandemic-induced economic collapse. Amid the uncertainty, CSU is Read more >

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New Report: Expanding CSU Capacity Critical to State’s Economic Recovery

In awarding about half of the state’s baccalaureate degrees each year, the California State University system is vital for fueling economic growth and social mobility. But capacity constraints are forcing CSU to turn away thousands of students and could threaten California’s ability to recover quickly from the pandemic-induced economic collapse. Amid the uncertainty, CSU is Read more >

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New Reports: Compound Crises Push Community Colleges Toward Rapid Innovation & Action

California’s community colleges are fundamentally transforming their operations and outlook as they navigate the compounding impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic collapse, and national reckoning with systemic racism. Two new reports show that the disruptions forced schools to adapt at an unprecedented pace and create innovative solutions for online learning and student support. As the Read more >

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Statewide Survey: 80% of CA Students Forced to Change College Plans

Increased financial hardships and family responsibilities and the shift to online classes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are creating anxiety and uncertainty for California college students as they try to make education plans for this fall. More than 80% of current students have either changed some aspect of their plans or are unsure what they Read more >

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Standing Together for a Just and Inclusive California

A pledge from California philanthropic organizations: The COVID–19 public health and economic crisis and the murders of Black Americans by police, have laid bare the deep inequities across our state. We need bold steps to ensure a future based on economic inclusion, racial equity, and compassionate humanity. On behalf of philanthropic leaders and in solidarity Read more >