AB 2881 – Requires Each Campus Of A Community College District And The California State University That Administers A Priority Enrollment System To Grant Priority Enrollment To A Student Parent; The Bill Also Requires The Development Of A Student Parent Internet Web Page

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Public Education
DATE: Oct 28, 2022

AB 2881 requires that no later than July 1, 2023, the California State University and each community college district, and request the University of California, which administers a priority enrollment system on their campuses, to grant priority in that system for registration for enrollment to a student parent. The bill also identifies the information institutions are encouraged to use to identify student parent’s eligible for priority registration.

The bill requires that Basic Needs Centers on California Community Colleges ensure students have the information they need to enroll in the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC), the Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC), and the California Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

Additionally, the bill requires California Community Colleges and California State University campuses and requests the University of California, including in their campus orientation as part of their educational information eligibility requirements for the CalEITC, YCTC, and WIC.

The bill requires no later than February 1, 2023, each campus of the California Community Colleges and the California State University, and requests that each campus of the University of California host on its website a student parent internet web page that is clearly visible and accessible from a drop-down menu on the internet home page of the campus’s internet website. The bill further identifies the specific information that must be listed on the student parent website.

(AB 2881 amends Sections 66023.5, 66027.4, and 66027.6 of, and adds Sections 66025.81 and 66027.81 to, the Education Code.)

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