California college students with kids could get first pick of classes if new bill passes

Colleges already give priority registration to veterans, foster youth, students with disabilities, and student-athletes.

College students with children could get the first pick of classes during registration each semester if a new bill passes in California.

B 2881, introduced by Assembly member Marc Berman would require California State Universities and California Community Colleges to give students with dependent minor children living with them priority registration.

Since the state’s Constitution protects the University of California from Legislative control, the bill can only “request” it do the same for its nine campuses.

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