Sunday, May 16, 2021

UC in coverage of Newsom's Revised Budget, and UC on SAT, ACT, more.

"Huge budget boost to UC, CSU and community colleges targets student housing and job training"

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-05-14/uc-cal-state-community-colleges-get-historic-budget-hike

"UC gets funding boost in revised state budget"https://www.davisenterprise.com/news/local/uc-gets-funding-boost-in-revised-state-budget/


"UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget "
https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/uc-statement-governor-newsom-s-2021-22-revised-budget

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"UC system officially drops SAT, ACT scores from use in admissions and scholarships"
https://abc7news.com/sat-testing-act-university-of-california-uc/10639112/
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The UC Board of Regents voted in May 2020 to eliminate the SAT and ACT testing requirement for incoming freshman students. Critics of the testing system argued that low-income students of color and those with disabilities were disadvantaged without elite tutors or strategic test prep services.

The SAT and ACT tests can still be used when considering a student for admissions in the fall of 2022, but the test will be optional."...

"UC settles student lawsuit, agrees not to use SAT, ACT scores in admissions"
https://www.sfchronicle.com/local/article/UC-settles-student-lawsuit-agrees-not-to-use-16178677.php

"University of California announces it will not use SAT, ACT in admissions decisions"
https://dailybruin.com/2021/05/14/university-of-california-announces-it-will-not-use-sat-act-in-admissions-decisions
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"University of California urges federal government to resume visa services"
https://dailybruin.com/2021/05/15/university-of-california-urges-federal-government-to-resume-visa-services
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this week's UC Regents Acad Committee meeting:



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