TICAS Recommendations to Center Racial and Economic Equity During the Reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act

April 19, 2023

In response to the Senate HELP Committee's request for input on the reauthorization process for the Education Sciences Reform Act, TICAS urged Chairman Sanders and Ranking Member Cassidy to center racial and economic equity by improving postsecondary outcomes for all students -- especially Black, Latino, Indigenous, and underrepresented AAPI students.

Coalition Letter of Concern Regarding AB 811

April 12, 2023

In a letter to the California Assembly on Higher Education Committee, the Californian for College Affordability Coalition (led by TICAS) expressed concern for AB 811 (Fong). While well-intentioned, in its current form, AB 811 could have unintended consequences for California Community Colleges (CCC) students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds and students of color.