Prop. 209: California Voters To Decide Fate Of Affirmative Action BanCalifornia voters will decide in November whether governments and public colleges and universities can consider race in their hiring, contracting and admissions decisions.
UC Regents Endorse Measure Repealing Prop. 209 Affirmative Action BanThe University of California’s governing board voted Monday to unanimously support a measure to restore affirmative action programs and repeal a controversial statewide ban.
University Of California President Calls For Ending SAT Use In AdmissionsThe president of the University of California wants to end the use of the SAT and ACT as admission requirements and replace them with a homegrown test.
COVID-19 Impacting Fall College Admission Decisions For Students And Universities AlikeMay 1 is the traditional deadline for students to put down a deposit to reserve a spot at the college of their choice but COVID-19 has thrown a lot of uncertainty into that process.
Student Population Boom Presents Problems For San Jose State UniversityA record 36,000 students are enrolled at San Jose State University for the the fall semester, about four thousand more than last year, according to university officials.
SAT Test-Takers To Be Assigned 'Adversity Score' Reflecting Social, Economic BackgroundsThe nonprofit group that administers the SAT said Thursday it will assign a score to students who take the test to reflect their social and economic backgrounds.
State Lawmakers Propose Reforms Following College Admissions ScandalFive California lawmakers announced on Thursday a package proposal of sweeping college admissions reforms in the wake of the recent bribery scandal.
Stanford Imposes New Background Checks On Sports RecruitsStudent-athletes recommended by coaches at Stanford will now undergo a background check to confirm their athletic credentials in the wake of the college bribery scandal.
Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Guidance On Use Of Race In College AdmissionsThe Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a set of Obama-era policies that promoted using race to achieve diversity in schools, teeing up new battle lines over admissions standards.
UC Berkeley Admits 1,000 More California Students Than Last YearMore money from state coffers allowed university officials to make the offers.
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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student's admission to the college of their choice?
CSU To Limit Spring Admissions Due To Budget CutsCalifornia State University campuses at Sonoma and San Francisco are among just 10 state universities that are accepting applications for spring 2013 admissions/