Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Is UC into "Techquity"?

see: States, cities call for expanding H-1B visa program for skilled foreign labor
in The Providence Journal

"The cap on these visas is always insufficient, and the shortage of workers often stymies productivity at our high-tech companies," Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown of California wrote in a 2013 letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. Brown urged Feinstein to support an expansion of H-1B visas while also calling for more education funding to help with "filling our work force needs domestically."

MSNBC Growing Hope campaign visited Oakland (home to UCOP and a stones throw from UCB campus) and the new Mayor who talked about "techquity" and the fact that 40% of children in Oakland don't have access to computers, highspeed internet connections etc.


LA Daily News: Nearly 14% of LAUSD students in special education programs

There was:
California Governors Tend To Win State Budget Fights

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