Correcting systemic inequality for Black students in the UC system
In a co-authored opinion, Peter Gourevitch shows support for the UC Regents’ effort to roll back Proposition 209 – but also addresses that repealing it alone will not be enough to address issues of inequality for Black students. Gourevitch calls for the UC system to take a multi-pronged approach, detailing four additional needed initiatives, among them increasing the number of teacher preparation programs and raising K-12 teachers’ salaries and benefits. San Diego Union-Tribune
Underrepresented students stay in school longer under affirmative action policies
Does foreign meddling in elections affect Americans’ faith in the democratic process?
Based on research conducted following the 2018 midterm elections, Lauren Prather writes that Americans view foreign influence in U.S. elections through partisan lenses – and if the public believes the warnings, it can erode their faith in the election results. She also explores the implications for the impending 2020 election. The Washington Post. See also: Bloomberg