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“We as a discipline are dedicated to serving the public," said the dean of ethnic studies at San Francisco State. "It’s basically sort of the way we view the world, that our curriculum needs to be accessible and relevant to all communities who want a college degree.”
February 10, 2022
The policy — which requires public colleges to allow students to self-identify on their diplomas — could ease anxiety and protect transgender and gender non-conforming students from harm.
December 14, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill that for the first time provides ongoing state support for programs at California community colleges to provide services to formerly incarcerated students.
November 4, 2021
Pitzer College started the Inside Out program with the goal of helping incarcerated students better engage with coursework and make connections with the outside world — a key factor in reintegrating back into society.
October 2, 2021
The chair of the University of California board of regents said he’s open to considering dramatic cuts in the number of armed, sworn police officers across the university system.
April 27, 2021
At 32 of 33 UC and CSU campuses, police officers are whiter than the students — and in many cases, disparities are glaring.
Julian Mendoza has known since he was a kid that Black and Latino people are more likely to be killed by cops. He didn’t want the situation to escalate.
March 11, 2021