The Los Angeles Community College District has terminated its contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department after 19 years following the COVID-19 closures.
The East Los Angeles College Budget Committee outlined goals and anticipated challenges following its first decreased allocated budget since 2017. The outline was a suggested course of action, as the budget committee reviewed the Unrestricted Fund Allocation and Expenditure Summary.
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.
The East Los Angeles College Student Center informed students about available campus resources during the COVID-19 pandemic in a forum held via Zoom.
The East Los Angeles College Budget Committee announced plans to reallocate saved money to fund needed programs.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced budget cuts to higher education to balance California’s budget following the COVID-19 pandemic.