General basic income could come to California colleges

General basic income could come to California colleges

SACRAMENTO –

California could send $ 500 a month without restrictions to students from low-income families as part of the legislature’s latest approach to the Guaranteed Basic Income Plan.

State Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) is considering legislation to create a pilot program for selected California State University campuses, distributing monthly scholarships for a year to students with family incomes in the state’s lowest 20 percent of employees. Up to 14,000 students may be eligible.Nearly 11% of the more than 480,000 students in the CSU system reported experiencing homelessness in 2018. a statement from the Chancellor’s Office. More than 40% […]

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