Opinion: No on 16

San Diego Union Tribune, Frank Xu 9.15.20 Fifteen years ago, I immigrated to the United States from China, where government control of citizens’ lives is an integral feature, not a glitch, of authoritarian rule. Here in California, I was grateful to find that principles central to human dignity, such as equality, were enshrined in both … Read more

Report: Prop 16 Implications for Higher Education

Center for Equal Opportunity 9.9.20 (Falls Church, VA) The Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO) today released a new report, If California Restores Race Discrimination: Implications for Higher Education, which demonstrates how race may once again dominate the college admissions process if voters adopt Proposition 16 on the ballot in California this November. Proposition 16 seeks … Read more

PPIC REPORT: Affirmative Action and Higher Education in California

Earlier this summer, the state legislature voted to place Proposition 16 on the November ballot. If passed, Proposition 16 would repeal a nearly 25-year-old ban on affirmative action (Proposition 209). Since 1996, Proposition 209 has prohibited California’s public higher education institutions from considering race, sex, or ethnicity in admissions. The debate on affirmative action is … Read more