UC to receive $8.6M from settlement with Verizon, AT&T

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The settlement will require Verizon Communications Inc. to pay $68 million and AT&T Inc. $48 million to local government users in California, including the UC Board of Regents and CSU Board of Trustees.

The UC system will receive $8.6 million from Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. after a settlement was reached over a whistleblower’s allegation that the two companies were overcharging California state contractors.
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Lawyers urge UC to eliminate standardized tests

In a letter addressed Tuesday to the UC Board of Regents, lawyers representing organizations such as the Compton Unified School District and the Community Coalition demanded that the UC system eliminate standardized tests as an admissions requirement.
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