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Census Delays Complicate California’s Election Process March 3 2021 Delays in the 2020 Census due to COVID-19 mean that the state’s redistricting commission will set legislative boundaries later than originally planned, which could cause challenges for California’s election timelines.
Video: A Conversation with University of California President Michael V. Drake February 26 2021 Dr. Michael V. Drake talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about how UC has responded to COVID-19 and discusses the system’s ongoing efforts to increase equity and diversity.
To Speed Up Vaccine Distribution, Improve Broadband Access among Seniors February 25 2021 Seniors rely on the internet to check vaccine availability and set up appointments. Disparities in broadband access may compound challenges for many communities already hit hard by the pandemic.
How Many Districts Have Been Providing In-person Instruction? February 18 2021 More than half of California districts are open for some in-person instruction amid the pandemic, but there are notable disparities by race/ethnicity and income.
Most California Colleges Are Sticking with Online Instruction This Spring February 12 2021 California colleges are more likely than those in the rest of the US to be operating primarily online. Public health data support the state’s cautious approach, but a reliance on distance learning raises equity concerns.