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College-going and Preparation for Higher Education

Related Topics: Student Transfer | Student Progress and Success | Eligibility for UC and CSU, Admission Policies | Performance of Higher Education | Equity, Access, and College Preparation | Enrollment Demand and Capacity Analysis | Enrollments and Degrees Awarded | Fees, Tuition, Costs and Financial Aid | Master Plan for Higher Education

Commission Reports

  • 10-19  California Colleges and Universities, 2010: A Guide to California's Degree-Granting Institutions and Degree, Certificate, and Credential Programs ( 11/2010 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 09-03  An Analytic Method for Measuring Student Academic Preparation by School and Gender ( 3/2009 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 08-01  California Colleges and Universities, 2008: A Guide to California's Degree-Granting Institutions and Degree, Certificate, and Credential Programs ( 3/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 07-04  College-Going Rates: A Performance Measure in Californiaís Higher Education Accountability Framework ( 3/2007 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 06-11  The Road Ahead: Enhancing the Evaluation of University Academic Preparation Programs ( 6/2006 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 06-14  California Colleges and Universities, 2006: A Guide to California's Degree-Granting Institutions and Degree, Certificate, and Credential Programs ( 12/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 04-5  University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2003 ( 5/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 04-14  A Prospectus for Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of University Academic Preparation Programs ( 9/2004 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 04-18  Moving the Goalposts: The Potential Effects of Changes in the University of Californiaís Eligibility Requirements ( 12/2004 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 03-1  A Review of California's Cross-Enrollment Program ( 2/2003 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 02-4  California Colleges and Universities, 2002: A Guide to California's Degree-Granting Institutions and to Their Degrees, Certificate, and Credential Programs ( 4/2002 ) (Out of print)

  • 01-7  Examining Standardized Testing in the Context of University Admissions ( 8/2001 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 01-7a  California and Mexico: The Realities and Possibilities For Higher Education ( 11/2001 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 00-10  California Colleges and Universities, 2000: A Guide to California's Degree-Granting Institutions and to Their Degree, Certificate, and Credential Programs ( 12/2000 ) (Out of print)

  • 95-12  California Colleges and Universities, 1995: A Guide to California's Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions and to Their Degree, Certificate, and Credential Programs ( 9/1995 ) (Out of print)

  • 92-1  Final Report on the Effectiveness of Intersegmental Student Preparation Programs: The Third Report to the Legislature in Response to Item 6420-0011-001 of the 1988-89 Budget Act ( 1/1992 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 92-14  Eligibility of California's 1990 High School Graduates for Admission to the State's Public Universities: A Report of the 1990 High School Eligibility Study ( 6/1992 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 92-29  Eligibility and Participation at California's Public Universities Through the Year 2006: Projections by the Staff of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 10/1992 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 90-16  Standardized Tests Used for Higher Education Admission and Placement in California During 1989: The First in a Series of Biennial Reports Published in Accordance with Senate Bill 1416 (Chapter 446, Statutes of 1989) ( 4/1990 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 90-22  Second Progress Report on the Effectiveness of Intersegmental Student Preparation Programs: The Second of Three Reports to the Legislature in Response to Item 6420-0011-001 of the 1988-89 Budget Act ( 10/1990 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-4  The Effectiveness of the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program's Administrative and Policy-Making Processes: A Report to the Legislature in Response to Assembly Bill 610 (1985) ( 1/1989 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-16  Standardized Tests Used for Higher Education Admission and Placement in California During 1988: The Fourth in a Series of Annual Reports Published in Accordance with Senate Bill 1758 (Chapter 1505, Statutes of 1984) ( 4/1989 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-29  First Progress Report on the Effectiveness of Intersegmental Student Preparation Programs: One of Three Reports to the Legislature in Response to Item 6420-0011-001 of the 1988-89 Budget Act ( 10/1989 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-30  Evaluation of the Junior MESA Program: A Report to the Legislature in Response to Assembly Bill 610 (Hughes) of 1985 ( 10/1989 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-10  Eligibility of California's 1986 High School Graduates for Admission to Its Public Universities: A Report of the 1986 High School Eligibility Study ( 3/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-11  Eligibility for Freshman Admission to the University of California: A Statement to the Regents of the University by William H. Pickens, Executive Director, California Postsecondary Education Commission, February 18, 1988 ( 3/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-14  Standardized Tests Used for Higher Education Admission and Placement in California During 1987: The Third in a Series of Annual Reports Published in Accordance with Senate Bill 1758 (Chapter 1505, Statutes of 1984) ( 3/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-37  Improving Student Performance Reporting, Review and Epilogue: The Final Report of the Commission's Project on Transforming Student Academic Performance Data into Useful Information ( 9/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-07  Standardized Tests Used for Higher Education Admission and Placement in California: A Report Published in Accordance with Senate Bill 1758 (Chapter 1505, Statutes of 1984) ( 3/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-10  High School-College Relations in California and The Articulation Council: A Report to the California Postsecondary Education Commission by William Chance ( 4/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-24  California Colleges and Universities, 1986: A Guide to Degree-Granting Institutions and to Degree and Certificate Programs ( 9/1986 ) (Out of print)

  • 84-2  Improving College Preparatory Programs Through High School Accreditation: Recommendations of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 1/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-10  Guide to California Colleges and Universities, 1983: An Inventory of Degree and Certificate Programs and a Directory of Degree-Granting Institutions ( 3/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-28  College Participation Among Graduates of the College Core Curriculum at Phineas Banning High School ( 8/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 80-14  Guide to California Colleges and Universities, 1980 ( 8/1980 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Fact Sheets

  • FS/08-04  An Analytic Method for Measuring Student Academic Preparation ( 6/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/06-4  The Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on College-Going Rates ( 12/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/01-5  Preparation of California Public High School Graduates for Colleges, 1996 to 1999 ( 1/2001 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/00-2  Preparation of California Public High School Graduates for College, 1995 to 1998 ( 1/2000 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/99-1  1997-98 Legislative Session Results in New and Expanded Efforts to Improve College Preparation and Eligibility. ( 2/1999 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/98-8  Preparation of California High School Graduates for College, 1994 to 1997. ( 12/1998 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/97-8  Schooling in California: A Level Playing Field. ( 10/1997 ) (Out of print)

  • FS/97-9  Preparation of California High School Students for College. ( 10/1997 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/96-6  Preparation of California's High School Students for College. ( 12/1996 )

Higher Education Updates

  • UP/01-2  Assessment and Change: The Role of Student Testing in California Education ( 2/2001 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • UP/99-1  College-Going Rates: What are They and What do They Tell Us? ( 2/1999 ) (Out of print)

  • UP/99-5  International Baccalaureate Diploma Program ( 10/1999 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • UP/92-2  Good News About University Eligibility. ( 6/1992 )

Issue Briefs

  • IB/97-4  Collaborative Student Academic Development Programs. ( 5/1997 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Other Publications

  • OP/08-02  College Choices for Local High Schools ( 3/2008 ) Full Publication

  • OP/04-2  University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2003óFact sheet ( 5/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • OP/04-3  Factors Limiting Eligibility for the University of California ( 12/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Working Papers

  • WP/08-01  Update on the Commissionís University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 ( 3/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/08-02  Update on the Commissionís University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 ( 6/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/08-03  Update on the Commissionís University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 ( 9/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/07-2  Update on the Commissionís University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 ( 3/2007 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/07-03  Update on the Commissionís University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 ( 6/2007 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/07-06  Update on the Commissionís University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 ( 9/2007 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-3  College-Going Rates of California Public High School Graduates: Statewide and Local Figures ( 9/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-9  Factors Affecting College-Going Rates in California: A Study Prospectus ( 12/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Council Reports

  • 1006A  Directory of Higher Education in California ( 7/1963 ; Revised as 1030, 5/69.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

Council Staff Reports

  • 70-9  Early Childhood Development Programs: Articulation and Coordination ( 1/1971 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)


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