Update on the California Data System

September 28, 2020

Recommendations for how California's Cradle-to-Career Data System should be structured and managed are being created by a Workgroup and various Advisory Groups and subcommittees through a series of public meetings. If you’re interested in supporting these proposals, read more about how you can share your input through public comment.


Diving Deeper into College Affordability Gaps in California: Introducing A New Blog Series and Interactive Data Feature

August 3, 2020

In case you missed it, last week TICAS released a new brief, What College Costs for Low-Income Californians: 2020, highlighting the role that grant aid plays in the net prices that low-income Californians have to pay out of pocket at University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), and California Community College (CCC) campuses across nine regions.


Defining Priorities in the Time of COVID

May 1, 2020

Long before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, California’s college students struggled to afford a college education, challenges that led to widespread calls to reform state financial aid to help more students and bring total college costs within reach. Now, financial aid reform discussions are on hold due to the economic downturn, and students’ financial challenges...