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What Are the Consequences of Limiting Nonresident Students at UC? July 28 2021 The state legislature’s plan to limit nonresident enrollment at the University of California could mean more seats for resident students, but it also raises important financial considerations for the system.
California Is Inching toward a Jobs Recovery July 22 2021 Job growth and wage gains, especially in the leisure and hospitality sector, show that some hard-hit California workers are benefitting from the current recovery.
A New UC Tuition Policy Could Provide Predictability, but at a Cost July 21 2021 The University of California Regents are considering a plan to combat tuition spikes and make tuition costs more predictable, though the proposal could affect affordability for some students and would increase state costs.
California Jobs and Labor Force Are Still Down but Recovering June 25 2021 Employment is still well below pre-pandemic levels, though the number of jobs continues to increase. Despite the state’s rapid recovery so far, underemployed and discouraged workers remain a key concern.
Federal Stimulus Funds Bolstered California Colleges and Universities June 24 2021 The state’s public higher education institutions and students are receiving more than $8 billion in funds across three federal relief packages.