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Opinion: UC must stay committed to underrepresented students after Proposition 16 failure

Both Orfield and Patricia Gandara, a research professor of education, brought up financial difficulties as a factor that may hinder the completion of a UC degree.

‚ÄúI know particularly for Latino students, this is often an issue of having to take a job alongside school, which slows people down and keeps them from graduating,‚Ä̬†Gandara¬†said.