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ERIC Number: ED175295
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Equal Educational Opportunity in California Postsecondary Education. Part I. Commission Report 76-6.
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
California's progress towards the equitable participation of ethnic minorities and women in the admission and retention of postsecondary education students is reported. Part 1 provides a background and summary of the California student affirmative action program. Part 2 describes student body composition (ethnic and sexual) and part 3 considers the development of comparison bases for universities and colleges. Part 4 describes California Community Colleges' response to the affirmative action program, part 5 reviews a report submitted by California State Universities and Colleges, and part 6 describes the progress made toward the development of a comprehensive plan for student affirmative action by the University of California. Part 7 describes five obstacles to equal educational opportunity and presents recommendations for achieving this goal. Appended are the following documents: Assembly Concurrent Resolution 151; tables and charts; reports by California Community Colleges, California State Universities and Colleges, and the University of California in response to the Assembly Concurrent Resolution 151; and A Report to the President of the University of California from the Student Affirmative Action Task Groups. (BD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, College Admission, College Desegregation, Educational Discrimination, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Nondiscriminatory Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Racial Composition, Racial Discrimination, School Demography, Sex Discrimination, State Action, State Legislation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Note: Appendices not included due to marginal legibility