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Access To ExcellencePolicy Makers

Three policy makers outside the capitol buildingIncreasing attainment levels and closing achievement gaps will require coordinated strategies across the entire educational pipeline. In California, this will challenge the basic foundation of the Master Plan for Higher Education, which is primarily focused on distributing to different segments of public higher education the students who are fully prepared to transition to college. A new statewide policy focus will be needed, built on increasing college readiness and demand, as well as creating greater capacity for higher education, and increasing access and attainment to substantially more Californians than in the past.