Budget cuts threaten student tutoring hours

The Learning Center lost a grant that will start to affect staff by winter, which will result in fewer tutoring hours. It has already lost some CALWORKS tutors when migrating online.
Math tutors were not cut, but now they are down eight tutors and have decided to reduce their hours. Some tutors graduated and their positions were not filled.

October 15, 2020
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East Los Angeles College Budget meeting highlights financial woes

The East Los Angeles College Budget Committee met over Zoom to discuss details about the budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Professors and students present in the meeting reported having difficulty with enrolling for classes. Some professors noted that students were wait listing for all sections of a class, while others couldn’t waitlist for classes that reached their maximum capacity.

September 26, 2020
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Student round table tackles remote learning

The first student leadership roundtable covered the status of the Los Angeles Community College District financially and educationally through remote learning.
Friday, the LACCD Chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez, reminded students that the choice to return to on-campus classes is under the jurisdiction of the Public Health Department.

September 16, 2020
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OPINION: Cal Grant requires aid increase

California Community Colleges should expand the Cal Grant program that gives to more than 300,000 students a year. The California Community Colleges’ Board of Governors voted to formally ask the next Legislature and governor to expand the Cal Grant in their 2019-2020 Budget and Legislative Request published in September.

November 10, 2018
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Latest budget cuts affect student resources on campus: Meeting focuses on budget restoration

by Gustavo Buenrostro Restoring the budget for the computer labs was a topic of discussion at the meeting for student funds held Monday in the G1 administration building. Early in the semester, budget cuts affected labs and other student services, prompting Vice President of Academic Affairs Ruben Arenas to call a meeting to discuss the funding for the labs. Arenas said there may be money in the general or Basic…

October 25, 2017
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