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Students march for higher education

Students march for higher education

Story By: Colby Tibbet, Rampage Reporter

March 8, 2013

The annual “March In March” was held in Sacramento on Monday, March 4.  Thousands of students from community colleges, California State Universities, and Universities of California rallied together seeking education reform from legislators and policy makers. Students gathered at Raley Field and...

Impact of Prop 30 immediate

Story By: Tomas Kassahun, Sports Editor

January 30, 2013

The spring 2013 semester at Fresno City College is off to an optimistic beginning, thanks to the passage of Proposition 30 by voters last November. The college is already seeing the benefits of the ballot initiative which generates revenue for education through increasing taxes on those who earn more...

Prop 30 passes: Where does the college go from here?

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, News Editor

November 14, 2012

The educational system scored a victory on Nov. 6 as Proposition 30 passed with 54 percent of the votes cast. What does this mean for the educational system and particularly, what does this mean for California community colleges? This initiative, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor...

Proposition 30

Proposition 30

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, News Editor

November 1, 2012

Proposition 30 is Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative which is proposing a .25 percent increase in state sale’s tax to fund California K-14 schools. There is also an increase in income tax for people making over $250,000 per year and couples making over $500,000 a year. The higher sales tax rate...

Union discusess district’s ‘last, best and final offer’, Balancing the budget is district’s goal

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, News Editor

November 1, 2012

Faculty from the State Center Community College District discussed “district’s last, best and final offer” including proposed pay concessions, reduction in healthcare coverage and other issues arising from the union’s contract negotiations. Lacey Barnes, the senior vice president of the California...

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