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SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

Reform anticipates state law accelerating the path to transfer-level courses
Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 It’s been 26 years since a lawsuit against the California Community College System forced the state’s two-year colleges to agree to stop over-relying on standardized tests in student...

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Campus Equity Week returns to City College

Phoenix Webb November 9, 2015

Campus Equity Week came to San Diego City College for the second year on Oct. 26, although it was not posted in the online calendar for the campus.The event was created to bring awareness to students,...

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Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp October 27, 2015

Trustee Bernie Rhinerson announced that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 288 for Concurrent Enrollment during the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting at San Diego Mesa College...

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The benefits of equality – San Diego Campus Equity Week seeks equality in pay for part-time and full-time instructors

Phoenix Webb November 18, 2014

A letter campaign was conducted at City College Oct. 30 to appeal to Gov. Jerry Brown for equal pay between adjunct staff and full-time faculty equal work performed. In partnership with the American Federation...

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Health Services tracks Ebola concerns

Phoenix Webb November 18, 2014

Student Health Services at San Diego City College is being proactive in preparing for anyone presenting symptoms of the Ebola virus. “We do have a protocol that we’ve instituted in the clinic and...

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Editorial: California says ‘no thanks’ to plastic bags

Torrey Spoerer October 28, 2014

Ever since its invention in the mid 1960s by Swedish engineer Sten Gustaf Thulin, plastic bags were embraced by American shoppers as convenient, easily disposable one-time carryalls. That’s all about...

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Bachelor’s degrees may become a possibility at City

Phoenix Webb October 14, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill-850 Sept. 29, a bill that will allow two year public colleges to offer students the chance to obtain baccalaureates — or bachelor's degrees.“This is landmark...

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Rehabilitation over jail time

Michelle Moran December 18, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown recently denied a bill that would allow charges such as simple drug possession to be treated as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony. Around 10,000 people a year are convicted of drug...

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Jerry Brown loves prisons

Torrey Spoerer November 19, 2013

California Proposition 30 was originally approved as a crucial step towards fixing our financially drained public educational system by funding schools with newly implemented taxes. As of this fall, however,...

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