LOCAL CALIFORNIA

Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:

  • Gov. Jerry Brown proposed the creation of California’s first public fully online community college.
  • Home-schooling kept the spotlight from the Perris couple arrested after their 13 children were found chained.
Higher EducationUniversity of California

UC San Diego named among best for upward social mobility

UC San Diego (File photo)
UC San Diego (File photo)

A new study from a group of university professors has found UC San Diego is one of the best schools in the country for providing upward social mobility to diverse students across the state and nation.

Among highly selective public universities, UC San Diego has the highest population of low-income students who, once they earn a degree, have a high probability of thriving in the middle class and beyond, the study found.

Latest updates

Copyright © 2018, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World
59°