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Improving Success among Community College Students with Professor Robert Fairlie

Improving Success among Community College Students with Professor Robert Fairlie

February 12, 2015

UC Center Sacramento Speaker Series Presents Robert Fairlie Professor and Chair of Economics University of California, Santa Cruz Professor Fairlie talks about two recent research projects of his that examine the relationship between community colleges and human capital. One type of human capital that is important especially for low-income populations is community college. A higher percentage [...]

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The James Irvine Foundation 2015 Leadership Awards

The James Irvine Foundation 2015 Leadership Awards

February 9, 2015

The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize Californians who are implementing effective solutions to critical state issues. The awards advance innovative, proven and replicable solutions, and contribute to better public policies and practices in the field. Learn more at Irvine.org/leadership. Recipients of the 2015 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards: Sandra Gutierrez, Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors, Los Angeles “We [...]

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

February 3, 2015

PPIC’s latest survey examines Californians’ views on the governor’s proposed budget—as well as their knowledge about state spending and revenue, their preferences for spending, and their views on fiscal decision making. It also gauges opinions on water policy, attitudes toward health care and immigration reform, and views on criminal justice issues. PPIC researcher Dean Bonner [...]

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