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Commission Publications

The Commission publishes a number of documents each year that focus on various aspects of California higher education. These include policy reports, data arrays, and other publications. The publications for the current year and the previous five years are listed below chronologically, beginning with the most recent publications. Some publications are available on-line, others are summarized.

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186 Publications Found

2011

Commission Reports

Commission Documents

2010

Commission Reports

Commission Documents

  • D/10-01 Executive Summary: Ready or Not, Here They Come: Projections for Public Higher Education, 2009–2019 (3/2010) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • D/10-02 Selected Publications (10/2010) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

2009

Commission Reports

Commission Documents

  • D/09-02 Presentation to the Joint Committee on Higher Education Master Plan (12/2009) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

2008

Commission Reports

  • 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

  • 08-02 Overview of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Proposed 2008–09 State Budget (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-03 Beyond the Looking Glass: Assessing Performance in California Postsecondary Education (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-04 Budget Perspectives and Proposed Commission Recommendations (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-05 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal - Student Preparation. Measure: Adult Basic Skills Proficiency Levels (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-06 Moving Forward: The Evolving Performance Assessment Framework (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-07 Implementing Policy Options to Strengthen the Nexus between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-08 The Commission’s Improving Teacher Quality Program: 2008 Initiatives (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-09 Using Educational Centers to Enhance Student Access and Success (3/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-10 Who Can Afford it? How Rising Costs are Making College Unaffordable for Working Families (6/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-11 Update on the Commission’s Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program (6/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-12 The 21st Century GI Bill: What it means for California (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-13 Review of Proposal by Palomar Community College District to Establish the North Palomar Educational Center (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-14 Community Colleges: Still an Affordable Route to a Degree? (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-15 Program Planning and Review to Promote Responsiveness to Public Needs, 2007–08 (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-16 Review of a Proposal to Establish a School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-17 The Improving Teacher Quality Program: 2008 Grants and Current Research (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-18 Access & Equity for All Students: Students with Disabilities and LGBT Students (9/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-19 Fiscal Profiles, 2008 (12/2008) Summary | Full Publication

  • 08-20 University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 (12/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-21 A Prospectus for a Study of the Match between Degrees Awarded and California Labor Market Demand (12/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-22 Access & Equity for All Students: LGBT Student Needs (12/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-23 Proposed Revisions to the Commission’s Guidelines for Approval of Community College Educational Centers (12/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-24 Review of a Proposal for Los Rios Community College District to Establish an Educational Center in Davis (12/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-25 Review of Proposal for Los Rios Community College District to Establish an Elk Grove Education Center (12/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-26 Improving Teacher Quality Program: Current Grants and Upcoming Activities (12/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 08-27 Going Green: Developing the Green-Collar Workforce (12/2008) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Fact Sheets

  • FS/08-01 CPEC Summary of the Governor’s Proposed 2008-09 Budget for Higher Education (1/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • FS/08-02 Graduate Fees at California’s Public Universities (3/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • FS/08-03 Undergraduate Fees at California’s Public Colleges and Universities (3/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

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

Other Publications

  • OP/08-01 2008-09 Postsecondary Education Budget Overview — Commission Testimony to Assembly Budget Subcommittee #2 on Education Finance, April 2, 2008 (4/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

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

  • OP/08-03 Statement Regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Students (12/2008) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Working Papers

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

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

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

2007

Commission Reports

  • 07-01 Review of a Proposal to Establish a School of Law at the University of California, Irvine (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-02 Challenges and Solutions Regarding Community College Service in Rural and Remote Areas: A Progress Report (2/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-03 Faculty Salaries at California Public Universities, 2007-08 (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

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

  • 07-05 California Higher Education Accountability: Goal - Student Success -- Measure: Full-Time/Part-Time Enrollment Ratio (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-06 California Higher Education Accountability: Goal - Student Success -- Measure: California Community College Students’ Degrees and Certificates Awarded and Successful Transfers (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-07 Accountability Framework Goal: Student Success How Are California’s Public College Students Doing? (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-08 Next Steps in the Development of the Commission’s Higher Education Accountability Framework (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-09 Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) Program Status Report (3/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-10 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Status Report (6/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-11 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal - Contributions to Economic, Civic, and Social Development. Measure: Educational Attainment of Population (6/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-12 Public Higher Education Accountability Framework Report: Goal - Contributions to Economic, Civic, and Social Development. Measure: Per Capita Income by Educational Attainment (6/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-13 Program Planning and Review to Promote Responsiveness to Public Needs, 2006-07 (6/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-14 Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) Program –Current Projects and the New RFP (6/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-15 Faculty Salaries at California’s Public Universities, 2007-08 (6/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-16 Fiscal Profiles Update, 2007 (9/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-17 Accountability Framework Goal - Contributions to Economic, Civic, and Social Development. Measure: Workforce Preparation - Degrees Awarded in Selected Areas of Projected Workforce Demand (9/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-18 Accountability Framework Goal - Contributions to Economic, Civic, and Social Development. Measure: How is California Doing? (9/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-19 Accountability Framework Goal - Access and Affordability. Measure: Average Indebtedness of Graduates at Two- and Four-Year Colleges and Universities (9/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-20 Accountability Framework Goal - Access and Affordability. Measure: Percentage of Racial Representation in Systems of Higher Education Compared to Racial Representation in the State (9/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-21 How California’s Postsecondary Education Systems Address Workforce Development (9/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-22 The Nexus Between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development — Conclusions and Policy Options (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-23 Improving Teacher Quality 2007 Grant Awards (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-24 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal - College Readiness. Measure: Levels in English and Mathematics (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-25 Meeting the K-14 Challenge: Examining the Case for Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-26 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal — College Readiness. Measure: High School Proficiency Levels (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-27 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal - Contributions to Economic, Civic, and Social Development. Measure: Policy Options (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-28 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal - College Readiness. Measure: Percentage of the Population with High School Diplomas (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 07-29 Public Higher Education Performance Accountability Framework Report: Goal - Access and Affordability. Measure: Percent of Unmet Need in Paying the Cost of College (12/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Fact Sheets

  • FS/07-1 Resident Undergraduate Charges at California’s Public Colleges and Universities (3/2007) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • FS/07-2 Resident Graduate Charges at California’s Public Universities (3/2007) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Other Publications

  • OP/07-1 The Affordability Challenge in California Higher Education: Options for Change (1/2007) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • OP/07-2 Recommendations on Higher Education Policies in the Governor’s Proposed 2007-08 State Budget (3/2007) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Working Papers

  • WP/07-1 The Nexus Between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development: A Progress Report (3/2007) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

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

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

  • WP/07-04 Progress Report on Funding Gender Gap Research in California Postsecondary Education (6/2007) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • WP/07-05 The Nexus Between Workforce Development and Postsecondary Education – A Research Update (6/2007) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

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

2006

Commission Reports

  • 06-1 Faculty Salaries at California’s Public Universities, 2006-07 (3/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-2 Review of a Proposal to Convert the Needles Outreach Operation to a State-Approved Educational Center (3/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-3 The Impact of the High School Academic Performance Index (API) on Student Eligibility (3/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-4 Resident Undergraduate Student Fees – Issues and Options (3/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-5 The Improving Teacher Quality Program -- An Update (3/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-6 Prospectus for Examining the Challenges Community College Districts Face in Serving Rural and Remote Communities (3/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-7 On the Path to Higher Education Accountability: Recommendations from the Accountability Advisory Committee (6/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-8 The Gender Gap in California Higher Education (6/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-9 Academic and Vocational Programs and Plans Proposed by the Public Higher Education Systems, 2005-06 (6/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-10 Developing a Statewide Higher Education Affordability Policy (6/2006) 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

  • 06-12 Summary of the Commission’s Program Review Principles and Guidelines (6/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-13 Fiscal Profiles, 2006 (9/2006) Full Publication

  • 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

  • 06-15 Challenges and Solutions Regarding Community College Service in Rural and Remote Areas: A Progress Report (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-16 Challenges Facing the 2007-08 California State Budget (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-17 Updating the Commission’s Program Review Guidelines and Procedures (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-18 California Higher Education Accountability: Goal - Student Success: Measure: Four-Year Degrees Conferred on Community College Transfer Students (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-19 The Nexus Between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development: A Workforce and Employer Perspective (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-20 California Higher Education Accountability: Goal - Student Success: Measure: Time-to-Degree (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-21 California Higher Education Accountability: Goal - Student Success: Measure: First-Year Persistence Rates (12/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-22 Keeping College Affordable in California: Recommended Policy Options and a Panel Report on College Affordability (12/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • 06-23 The Gender Gap in California Higher Education: A Follow-Up (9/2006) Summary | Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Fact Sheets

  • FS/06-1 Resident Undergraduate Charges at California’s Public Colleges and Universities (1/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • FS/06-2 Resident Graduate Charges at California’s Public Universities (1/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • FS/06-3 University Eligibility: Are Locally Reported Figures Comparable to the Commission’s Estimates? (6/2006) 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/06-5 Higher Education Improvement Priorities (12/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Other Publications

  • OP/06-1 Testimony to Senate Education and Assembly Higher Education Committees on Higher Education Infrastructure Needs and the Proposed 2006 Education General Obligation Bond (2/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • OP/06-2 Recommendations on Higher Education Policies in the Governor’s Proposed 2006-07 State Budget (3/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • OP/06-3 Development of a New Commission Policy on Higher Education Affordability: A Set of Principles (3/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • OP/06-04 General Information About the 2006-07 State Budget (6/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

Working Papers

  • WP/06-1 Back to College: Are University Graduates Returning to Community Colleges? (3/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-2 Have they Finished? Time-to-degree of Freshmen Entering UC and CSU in Fall 2000 (6/2006) 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/06-4 The Nexus Between Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development: Status Report for Second Policy Brief (9/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-5 A Commission Resolution to Proceed with a University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 (9/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-6 Update on the Commission’s University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 (12/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-7 Developments with the Commission’s Longitudinal Student Data System (12/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • WP/06-8 Progress Report on Gender Gap Research Project (12/2006) 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

Adopted Resolutions

  • AR/06-1 Resolution in Support of Proposition 1D, The Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006 (9/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format

  • AR/06-2 A Commission Resolution to Proceed with a University Eligibility Study for the Class of 2007 (9/2006) Full Publication This document in is PDF format


Further information may be obtained from the Commission's Research Staff
(916) 445-1000 or via e-mail at Research_Staff@cpec.ca.gov.

A copy of any publication may be requested from the Commission's Publications Unit
(916) 445-1000 or via e-mail at Publication_Request@cpec.ca.gov.

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