East Los Angeles College plans for new hires

By Julianne Obregon  The Budget Committee plans to expand staff, faculty and deans for the 2015-16 school year. The committee shared its budget plans during the College Forum on Budget Priorities for first year 2015-16 May 18. “There is no way we can manage this campus by having less staff,” East Los Angeles College president Marvin Martinez said. Vice president of Workforce Education Laura Ramirez hopes to hire three deans…

June 1, 2015

May Revision plans for affordable education

By Margarita Cancino and Maria C. Isidoro Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revise proposal will give students the opportunity to afford school and graduate with minimal financial stress.  The 2014-15 State Budget proposal was announced yesterday morning. It includes a one-time increase of $50 million from Proposition 98’s General Fund, which is the annual funding provided to public schools and colleges in California. The May Revise promises to strengthen and expand student success…

May 17, 2014

May Revise gives money to education

    By Jose Cazares A slowly recovering economy and a strong stock market have made it easier for the state to pay off some of its debt and direct more money back to education. Governor Brown released a revised version of his proposed budget for 2014-2015 last Tuesday. Brown announced an increase of $10,852,427 from last year’s budget. He proposed a total budget of  $156,152,434 and set aside $12,877,279…

May 15, 2014