Q&A addresses concerns of laid-off employees

The bill, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on September 18, is an act to amend sections of the Education Code to change part-time playground positions into Classified Service—employees that are not faculty or administrators, who go through the personnel commission to get hired.

November 21, 2018
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Grievances expressed to IT committee

By Gustavo Buenrostro Faculty, staff and students had a chance to air their grievances with the Los Angeles Community College District last Wednesday during the Ad Hoc Committee on information technology meeting at East Los Angeles College. IT becoming a stabilized resource will serve as a launching point to address other issues and will take up to seven years to complete. “We need to provide services in our campuses before…

October 11, 2018
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High School students to receive first-year tuition

May 9, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College will assist high school students with free tuition for the first year of any of the nine Los Angeles Community College District colleges with College Promise Day last Wednesday. LA College Promise is a proposition made by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016. The goal is to increase the number of community college graduates and university transfers in the city of Los Angeles. LA…

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School Safety Zones for Undocumented Students without Petition

By Jennifer Rodriguez Safety zones for undocumented students in the Los Angeles Community College District should automatically be implemented without a petition needed to be signed. With the new president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, there has been talk about immigration in this country. More specifically, there has been bashing and threats against undocumented immigrants. Shortly after Trump’s inauguration into presidency, we started seeing these talks go…

May 17, 2017
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Community College: A good start for any scholar

By: Erick Alfaro College is an important part of most people’s life. Especially after high school, a 4-year college is highly considered and looked upon. But one of the most ignored facts is that it’s expensive. Whether it’s a Cal State, UC, or private, attending a 4-year can leave a good dent in someone’s pocket, ranging anywhere from $5 thousand to $50 thousand. Luckily for anyone attending schools in the…

May 16, 2017
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