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Down to the Minute: Efforts to teach incarcerated students through grant and web feature to filter classes

Cameron Werblun, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

At the Academic Senate meeting on Friday, updates were given on the implementation of Guided Pathways as well as the Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Student Grant. The meeting was led by Senate President Gregory Beyrer, with others giving updates.  Communications Professor Georgine Hodgkinson said that Ca...

Students post-transfer have a new outlook on college

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 26, 2017

For some students, spending years at a community college saves money, as well as time for indecisive students who can’t pick a major. After all those years spent at a community college, earning general education credits and finalizing a major, there’s nothing left to do but transfer to a university where to continue an education....

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati...

Re-electing Jerry Brown is the best move for California’s education system

Re-electing Jerry Brown is the best move for California’s education system

Editorial Staff

November 1, 2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 4 students will face a simple choice when they cast their ballot for the 2014 General...

Editorial: Offering bachelor’s degrees at community colleges is the right decision

Editorial Staff

September 19, 2014

Numerous bills that have passed through the Senate and Legislature are waiting on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk at this moment for his signature and it’s time that one of them, Senate Bill 850, be signed into law. SB 850 is the long debated initiative that allows the California Community Colleges Chancellor to start an eight-year...

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

Additonal fees do nothing but punish students

March 12, 2014

The cry to end the seemingly never ending  increases in tuition has shifted, as schools in the Calif...

Outsourcing meets public education in possible senate bill

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

California Community College students are no strangers to new propositions and bills aimed at budgetary issues faced by the public schools and state overall, but a recently proposed senate bill might not be what most expect. Senate Bill 520, authored by Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), is a measure to increase access to Califor...

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Local teacher brings new alternative for Elk Grove youths

Scott Redmond & Oswaldo Guzman, Connection Staff

April 25, 2013

Finding activities that don't cost an arm and leg is a constant quest for the stereotypical broke college...

Universal design offers new pathway to education

Universal design offers new pathway to education

April 25, 2013

A new pre-algebra class at Cosumnes River College may provide a glimpse into the future of education...

Arming teachers arms students, this is not the answer

Britni Alford, Features Editor

January 29, 2013

The recent, tragic shooting of Newton, Conn. has raised many questions about the safety of our nation’s schools. Several schools have changed policies and reemphasized policies already in place, such as locking all classroom doors during school hours. Recently, there has been talk about providing guns in the classrooms....

Florida brings segregation into the 21st century

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 14, 2012

Learning the same material as the person that sits next to you in math class is ideal. Everyone learning all the same thing no matter the challenges that one may encounter. Everything is equal. Well in Florida that isn't the case anymore. Students are being judged on their race instead of their grades when it comes to...

Prop 35: breaking the chains of human trafficking

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

The issue of human trafficking has grown rapidly in recent years, especially in Sacramento, so it's no surprise that new trafficking laws are appearing on the ballot this year under Proposition 35. The proposition- if passed- will increase penalties on those who force or coerce others into prostitution or other labor. According...

Thousands march in protest of cuts to higher education

Thousands march in protest of cuts to higher education

March 8, 2012

Thousands of California students and citizens marched in front of the state Capital on March 5 in protest...

Hawk Talk: Do you believe that K-12 are adequately prepared for college?

November 2, 2011

Do you believe that K-12 are adequately prepared for college?

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