Category: In the News

Chancellor’s Executive Order allows community college students to withdraw, waives fees, assists with online learning

Actions to help ensure that teaching and learning continues at all 115 community colleges and that students are not penalized academically or financially due to the COVID-19 crisis has been announced by California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley. For the entire story please visit the California Educator Blog 

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Pluralism, Inclusion, and Equity (P.I.E.) Series showcased at NOCCCD

Come join your colleagues in the study of Pluralism, Inclusion, and Equity in a new Series taking place at NOCCCD.  This series of workshops and trainings is designed to increase our intercultural competancy and proficiency, so that we may provide effective teaching and support services to our diverse student body.  Come join us!!! P.I.E. Series

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CCA Response to the Governors Proposed Budget for Community Colleges

Community College Association (CCA) President Lynette Nyaggah released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s community colleges budget proposal, which includes a $246 million (7 percent) increase in Proposition 98 funding. “Governor Newsom has provided a strong community college budget with significant pension cost relief to districts. I am hopeful this means community college districts

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Educators Advocate and Organize For Big Wins!

  From West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky to Colorado and Arizona, educators took to the streets last spring to rally for adequate K–12 funding, properly equipped classrooms, better wages, and stronger public schools. And in all sorts of other places, they’re winning victories that serve students, create stronger public schools, and strengthen the education profession.

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NEA President: Kavanaugh Is a Poor Choice for Students

Visit NEA’s Legislative Action Center to oppose Kavanaugh’s nomination. If confirmed, Kavanaugh could play the deciding role on Court decisions that include whether it’s constitutional to divert taxpayers’ money to pay for private schools; whether educators have a voice on the job in advocating for themselves and for their students; and whether all Americans, including children

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