Survey finds students with disabilities disproportionately affected by pandemic

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A survey by the Student Experience in the Research University Consortium collected responses from more than 30,000 students across nine large public research universities. The survey found that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted students with physical, learning, neurodevelopmental and cognitive disabilities.

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted students with disabilities who are enrolled at large public research universities, according to a survey by the Student Experience in the Research University, or SERU, Consortium.
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‘Tipping point’: Study finds UC system cannot grow without more state funding

The study catalogued the history of UC revenue sources and expenditures over its 150 year history across 10 campuses, noting its reliance on state funding from 1900 through the 1990s. Beginning in the early 1990s, however, per student state revenue started to decrease “dramatically,” while total enrollment grew with the California population from 166,500 to 273,000 students enrolled today.
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