Undocumented students small portion of DREAM Act beneficiaries

UC statistics show less than 30 percent of AB 540 students are undocumented

As the second half of the California DREAM Act — which would allow students who qualify for in-state tuition under AB 540 access to public financial aid for the first time — reaches Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, the topic of undocumented students has garnered mass media and public attention. But
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More than monetary

First came the dreaded furlough program. Then came fewer graduate student instructors due to a lack of funding, continued competitive offers from big-budget private schools and the layoffs of colleagues and friends, all while salaries for many UC faculty and staff members remained well below market rate. And yet across
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UC releases 2010 payroll data

The UC’s 2010 annual payroll report, published Wednesday, revealed a continuing decline in state funding for UC pay as payroll funding from federal government sources and teaching hospitals increased.In 2010, less than a third of funding for systemwide compensation came from state funds and educational fees, according to the report.The
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