An Important, No-Cost Way to Improve Cal Grants

October 21, 2019

Thanks to California’s 2019-20 state budget, up to 15,250 more nontraditional college students will get a Cal Grant award each year – a big and much-needed increase to grant availability in a program that turns away hundreds of thousands of eligible low- and middle-income students each year. However, if past is prologue, many of these students still won’t...

Statement on California Governor Newsom’s Signing of Key College Oversight Bills

October 4, 2019

We commend Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature for strengthening protections for students at for-profit schools. The three bills signed by the Governor are important steps to increase oversight, transparency, and protections for students attending for-profit colleges. All three bills passed both the Assembly and Senate with bipartisan support.