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California Community Colleges Fair Chance Hiring Policy Guidance FAQ for Students

Paving the way for California’s higher education system to expand employment opportunities for people with arrest and conviction records, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office recently issued a “fair chance hiring best practices” policy guidance, as well as a legal advisory (Office of General Counsel Advisory 2018-04) that detailed the laws regulating the use of criminal history records in hiring, promotion and retention decisions by the community colleges and districts.