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States Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise (tags)
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies.
New Student Loan Rule Sides with For-Profit Colleges (tags)
This week the US Department of Education proposed new student "borrower defense" rules.
New York Set To Offer Free Tuition At 4-Year Colleges (tags)
In a major victory for the movement to improve access to higher education, New York is set to become the only state that offers free tuition at four-year colleges. Deemed the Excelsior Scholarship, the free tuition plan is included in the $163 billion state budget approved Saturday.
California Community Colleges Reject BDS (tags)
Divestment from Israel is roundly defeated by the California Community College General Assembly
Occupy CSUN (tags)
Local students have coordinated Occupy CSUN in the main quad South of the Oviatt Library at Cal State Northridge. Everyone is welcome to join. OCCUPY CSUN needs art supplies/food etc. PEOPLE!
Claremont Authorities Promote Fascism at Hate Rally (tags)
Saturday, March 19, 2011
CLAREMONT, California - Despite the best efforts of the City of Claremont and the Claremont Consortium of Colleges to obstruct, befuddle, and otherwise thwart a popular demonstration against fascism, the Southern California community succeeded in doing precisely that at two parallel demonstrations in response to a heavily-armed presence of a band of racist paramilitaries and their state-funded protectors.
Free College Grants and Tuition Opportunities (tags)
The federal government is putting more money into the hands of college students than ever before and much of the impetus behind it is the No Child Left Behind Act. The measures help to assure that more primary and secondary schools are held accountable for making sure kids get the attention and education they deserve without prejudices. Which means a much higher percentage of high school students are earning diplomas. More students stand a chance of attending college when the right financial and social resources are available to them along with educators with the know-how and experience to guide them to the right academic and career choices.
College Students March on State Capitol to Protest Budget Cuts (tags)
Students and educators from public colleges all over the state converged on Sacramento on March 16, 2009 to demand that California fully fund higher education and not raise tuition. Many had meetings with legislators. While protests were entirely peaceful, one student was arrested by police for no apparent reason.
Alexander: California Budget Needs More for Education, Less for Prisons (tags)
On March 16, 2009, thousands of students will gather in Sacramento at the Capitol Building for a march and rally to protest the budget cuts to education and cuts to community colleges. Stewart Alexander is encouraging students to join the march and rally to keep the community colleges open. For more information regarding the time, location and date for the Mass Community College March/Rally in Sacramento, call (415) 585-2121.
Flag law forces colleges to pay (tags)
When they make us worship their flag it's time to get out the guns, and burn a few flags and burn a few government tyrannts.
MICHAEL MOORE DOCUMENTARY TO GO ON 22 COLLEGE TOUR (tags)
Steven Greenstreet, director and producer of This Divided State, has been invited by the Center for American Progress and its sub-division Campus Progress to screen the film at 22 colleges around the nation including Harvard, Yale, NYU, and USC.
Claremont Colleges say no to hate crimes: rally tonight at 8 pm open to public (tags)
Claremont Colleges cancel classes due to hate crime. Rally tonight at 8 pm open to the public.
Community Colleges Unite: budget cuts challenged by those who need them most (tags)
Students Demonstrate against budget cuts proposed by Governor Gray Davis cutting community college fundng.
Community College Students Fight Back (tags)
3,000 community college students on March 28 had a rally and march in downtown LA to stop cutbacks in their colleges
Stop Cutbacks in Education (tags)
Rally Friday, Stop Cutbacks in Community Colleges in California; March 28, 11 am - 1 pm; Pershing Square, 532 South Olive, L.A.
LOCKDOWN IN CLAREMONT TO SAVE BFS!!!!!!!! (tags)
STUDENTS LOCKED DOWN TO CONCRETE BARRELS AT THE CLAREMONT UNIVERSITY CENTER (CUC), THE ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING FOR ALL OF THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES, IN DEFENSE OF BERNARD FIELD STATION.
Help Stop Nation's First Biotech School! (tags)
The Claremont Colleges plan to build nation's first biotechnolgy school in east LA County on local nature preserve. Call or email the presidents of the colleges to help stop it!