California Competes advances solutions to the state’s most pressing challenges across these four main issue areas:
Reimagining higher education for the modern student, a growing share who adult learners. California Competes seeks to make college a reality for more adults by driving reforms that create clear pathways to and through higher education.
California Competes’s research supplies the state and its regions, colleges and universities, labor and employers with vital information needed to create a coherent higher education and workforce ecosystem that can effectively serve many needs at once.
Advancing the potential of online education to improve equitable college access and success. California Competes works to understand the ecosystem discord around online learning and leverage modern, promising models.