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State Leaders

State education policy officials include the following:

Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California System
Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor, California Community Colleges
Dr. Timothy White, Chancellor, California State University

Policy Highlights

California publicly reports completion data for all of its public institutions. See 50-State Table on Completion Data and learn more about how states Measure Progress.

California’s Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (2010) makes a student who completes an associate degree for transfer at a community college eligible for transfer with junior standing into the California State University (CSU) system. Read more about how states Adopt Statewide Transfer Guarantee.

California’s Early Assessment Program (EAP) is designed to ensure college-bound high school students have the math and English skills required and expected by the state university system. Learn more about how states Align K-12 and Postsecondary Placement Exams.

Stronger Nation State Attainment Data

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