Mobilizing Formerly Incarcerated Students in California’s Colleges and Universities

Mobilizing Formerly Incarcerated Students in California’s Colleges and Universities

Formerly incarcerated scholar and Soros Fellow Danny Murillo asks, what role do formerly incarcerated students play in challenging the stigma of incarceration, advocating for policy change and seeking social justice? Through the development of a statewide network, he seeks to amplify their voices to advocate and implement an equitable system of higher education for all.

Why Renewing Communities?

Why Renewing Communities?

Renewing Communities is dedicated to ensuring that currently and formerly incarcerated students are welcomed into and effectively served by our state's public higher education system, now and into the future. The initiative is based on two years of research and human-centered design, and will run from 2016 through the end of 2019.

Opportunity Won: A Cradle to Career Assessment of California's New Budget

Opportunity Won: A Cradle to Career Assessment of California's New Budget

Governor Brown recently signed a $171 billion budget for 2016-2017 that makes substantial investments in California’s children and education system. Learn more about the major investments from early childhood to early career, how they’ll impact each area, and where additional efforts are needed. 

Webinar Recording — Quantitative Leap! Improving the Targeting of Treatment: Emerging Research on Postsecondary Math Placement Policies

Webinar Recording — Quantitative Leap! Improving the Targeting of Treatment: Emerging Research on Postsecondary Math Placement Policies

Recent research on college remediation has revealed the limitations of traditional placement tests and practices for accurately measuring the capacity of students in mathematics. Some higher education institutions are developing new assessment policies Join host and OI Fellow Pamela Burdman for a live webinar to explore the research and implementation efforts.