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PERMISSIBLE CONSIDERATION OF ECONOMIC BACKGROUND, RACE, SEX, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN IN PUBLIC EDUCATION. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Amends the California Constitution to permit the state, any city, county, city and county, public university system, including the University of California, community college district, school district, special district, or other political subdivision or governmental instrumentality to consider economic background, race, sex, ethnicity, and national origin of individuals otherwise deemed qualified for purposes of providing equal opportunity, promoting diversity, and combating discrimination in public education. Measure is to be implemented to the maximum extent permitted by the United States Constitution and other federal law. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Potential costs, possibly exceeding $100 million annually, to the extent state and local governments reinstate programs providing preferential treatment to individuals in the operation of public education programs.
Adam Murray Students For Educational Opportunity, P.O. Box 5247, Berkeley, California 94705 (510) 531-6241
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Permissible Consideration Of Economic Background, Race, Sex, Ethnicity, National Origin In Public Education. California Initiative 796 (1998).