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Posts from 2017

UCOP Statement on Refugee Ban

President Napolitano and Campus Leaders respond to President Trump's executive order

President Janet Napolitano and the Chancellors of the University of California issued the following statement on Sunday, January 29, 2017: We are deeply concerned by the recent executive order that restricts the ability of our students, faculty, staff, and other members of the UC community from certain countries … More

California misses deadline aimed at academic success for foster youth

by Daniel Heimpel

Despite a long history of supporting foster youth’s academic success, California failed to comply with a federal deadline requiring all states to submit plans on how to pay for those students’ transportation to school. In 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act, the first major ove… More

CEPP’s New Executive Director

An interview with Ned Helme ('77)

You founded the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) and served as its president for 30+ years. What need did you see that led you to found this organization?  Are there milestones you are particularly proud of from your tenure there? I founded CCAP with a bipartisan group of 7 state Governors led by Wisconsin… More

Covered California is a model for the whole nation

by Richard M. Scheffler and Daniel R. Arnold

The reported 22 percent average increase in its premiums last year was perhaps the sharpest dagger plunged into the Affordable Care Act. But a better measure that reflects what enrollees actually paid tells a very different story. Indeed, using that measure, it would seem that the California Affordable C… More