Consider the gaps: The world needs to radically change its education systems, not just modernize them

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In September 2022, the United Nations organized the first-ever High-level Education Change Summit, calling on stakeholders to make commitments and address the challenges we face. We heard again how the needs are enormous: in low-income countries, 25% of youth and just over 55% of adults remain illiterate, while 250 million children … Read more

Policy Brief: Emergency Funding for COVID-19 and California’s Higher Education Systems

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, things were going well for California’s public institutions of higher education. Across all three systems, levels of government funding have been high and increasing, student outcomes have been improving, and programs for students in need have been strong. Then in March 2020, COVID-19 sent shocking changes through the means and … Read more