California is closer to restoring affirmative action in college admissions

California is closer to restoring affirmative action in college admissions

California voters will have the chance to reinstate affirmative action in admissions to the state’s public colleges this November, a move experts say is all the more likely as protests over systemic racial injustices roil the U.S. Despite California being one of the most politically progressive states in the country, and home to some of […]
Report: California schools see drop in suspensions for minor offenses

Report: California schools see drop in suspensions for minor offenses

Dive Brief: California schools have seen sharp declines in suspensions for disruption or defiance since the 2011-12 school year, and that trend has not been offset by increases in suspension for other reasons, according to a new analysis of California data from The...
Calbright spared in California budget deal

Calbright spared in California budget deal

Dive Brief: Calbright, California’s fledgling online community college, will be funded for the upcoming fiscal year, according to the budget state lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom agreed to Monday.  However, the college will lose about $45 million in funding,...
U of California regents endorse reviving affirmative action

U of California regents endorse reviving affirmative action

Dive Brief: The University of California (UC) regents Monday unanimously backed a state measure that would restore affirmative action to public colleges in one of the country’s biggest higher ed markets.  The governing board endorsed a state constitutional amendment,...