Prop. 16 to reinstate affirmative action in state universities, employment if passed

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If passed by California voters this November, Proposition 16 will repeal Prop. 209 and allow state institutions, including public universities and state employment, to enact affirmative action in their decision-making processes.

This November, California residents will vote on Proposition 16, a proposition that would overturn the earlier Prop. 209, which outlawed the use of race- and sex-based affirmative action in public institutions, including state employment and public universities.
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CA State Legislature approves bill granting aid to student parents

As students and parents alike grapple with the unprecedented demands of online education, the California State Legislature has passed a bill that would increase public aid for student parents, allowing college students with dependent children to more easily benefit from the state’s California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids, or CalWORKs, program.
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