A new study says that to remain economically competitive, California will need 2 million more college graduates by 2025 than it's on track to produce. Thousands of California high school seniors will don cap and gown next week. Research shows most of them will stay in California for college -- but a growing number will ditch the Golden State for what they consider better options elsewhere.Reporter: Ana Tintocalis
Music Bridge 1: "The Best Place" by Best Coast, from the CD "The Only Place" (Mexican Summer)
A Southern California high school and university are teaming up on a curriculum that may not surprise some people: teachers are using students' Spanish-speaking skills to speed their progress in Italian and French classes. Observers say it's a big deal in a public school system that's done little to nurture the heritage language skills of Latino students.Reporter: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
Music Bridge 2: "Where They At" by Kevin Yost and Guy Monk, from "This Solid" (I)
Take a drive around California's Delta and you'll see how it works to create acres of low-lying, fertile farmland. But farming there can be risky business. That same Delta has flooded dozens of farms over the past half century as aging levees have collapsed. Now, scientists are encouraging farmers to switch to a new crop which has all but disappeared in the Delta: wetlands.Reporter: Lauren Sommer
We often hear about the casualties of gang violence, but what happens to those who survive? Studies have shown that violence in urban communities can take a toll on young people's health. In today's installment in our series 20something, Nicole Banner brings us a portrait of Brandon Blackshire, a 23-year-old determined to rise up against adversity.