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A survey has found that a quarter of last year’s high school students decided to delay college plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WBMA reported.
According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers are projecting to hire 7.2% more new college graduates from the Class of 2021 than they did from last year’s class. This marks a rebound from Fall 2020, when employers projected hiring 0.1% less from the Class of 2021.
A survey of students at 38 community colleges details how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the most vulnerable.
Students are still finding it incredibly difficult to cope with the uncertainty brought on by the pandemic. That’s because even good changes – like being able to resume more activities the pandemic has forced students to miss out on – bring about uncertainty, and students are experiencing those changes across a vast spectrum. Some students are feeling hope, others are coping with loss, and some are expressing ambivalence.
Assembly Bill 928, the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act of 2021, proposes making the transfer process from two to four-year institutions clear by creating consistent and readily understandable pathways.
The Campaign for College Opportunity released a new report detailing the state of Black higher education in California. While progress has been made in a number of areas, the report’s authors found gaps in Black students’ college preparedness and persistent disparities when it comes to college completion.