Letter in Support of AB 99 – Cradle-to-Career Data System

March 31, 2021

Over the last year, more than 170 stakeholders from 15 state agencies, numerous educational institutions, research and policy organizations, and community groups came together to develop a blueprint for the California Cradle-to-Career Data System. The proposed data system will be a neutral source of high-quality information, paired with tools to help a range of stakeholders ...

Coalition Letter to the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

March 10, 2021

TICAS and partners submitted comments including recommendations to empower the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to be more proactive in preventing student harm, allow them to create and enforce stronger minimum operating standards for schools and protections for students, and to expand the Bureau’s capacity to respond in the event of a school closure.

Statement on California Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 Budget Proposal

January 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of college students and the institutions that serve them. At this pivotal time, California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 state budget proposal would make smart, urgently needed investments to help struggling students afford and complete college. These include a substantial increase in the number of Cal Grants available to older...