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Heads up! Long lines are expected at Nov. 8 polling locations

Oct 7 2016

If you're planning to participate in the Nov. 8 general election, consider a mail-in ballot instead of voting at your usual polling place. Because of the lengthy list of state ballot measures and the high interest in the presidential election, experts anticipate long lines at polling places across California.

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The Atlantic: Asian Americans and the Future of Affirmative Action

Jun 28 2016

In his new book, Earning Admission: Real Strategies for Getting Into Highly Selective Colleges, the strategist Greg Kaplan urges Asians not to identify as such on their applications. “Your child should decline to state her background if she identifies with a group that is overrepresented on campus even if her name suggests affiliation,” he advises parents, also referencing Jews.

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Asian Journal: CA increases education funding, underrepresented students benefitted

Jun 28 2016

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown approved the 2016-2017 state budget on Monday, June 27, which includes historic education legislation that would improve educational opportunity and make college more accessible for all students.

The bill’s signing includes a minimum guarantee of $71.9 billion allocated to K-12 schools and the CCC this year, which is the highest level in state history, according to a statement from Brown’s office.

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