Since 2010, California Competes’ research, policy briefs, and analyses have identified and honed in on the challenges of California’s higher education system and the actions policymakers must take to address them. California Competes develops nonpartisan and financially pragmatic recommendations for improved policies and practices in California higher education. Opportunity, creativity, enterprise, efficiency, and equity are the lenses through which they serve to guide the state in improving postsecondary education to drive economic growth and build vibrant communities.
- California Competes’ “Mind the Gap: Delivering on California’s Promise for Higher Education” presents revised data on what California's degree gap will look like in 2025.
- California Competes’ Executive Director Lande Ajose discusses the “Mind the Gap” report.
- California Competes issued “Wanted: Social and Economic Mobility for California’s Stranded Workers” to build a profile of the millions of adults who are seeking job advancement in California without a college degree.