Destination Higher Education takes place April 11 to 13, introducing high school students from low income communities all over California to not only what UCSC has to offer, but also to the benefits of higher education.
President Obama has won a second term as president and plans to continue advocating for education.
On May 15, California State Senator Michael Rubio (D-Shafter) introduced Senate Constitutional Amendment (SCA) 22, a bill proposing an out-of-state UC enrollment cap of 10 percent. In an article in the Los Angeles Times, Rubio said out-of-state students will make up 23 percent of all new freshmen admitted to the UC this fall, up from 11 percent in 2009. We cannot let this continue.
Measures I and J, which seek to implement a parcel tax that would provide supplemental funding for K-12 schools in Santa Cruz school districts, are up for renewal on the June 5 ballot. With increasing state funding cuts to education, it is necessary for voters to support the city’s investment in its education system.
UCSC admits record number of out of state students for Fall 2012, following a general trend set by other UCs.
Unions in Wisconsin are protesting against the possibility of losing their collective bargaining rights. As students against the emerging American plutocracy, we support their efforts.
Free Skool Santa Cruz has existed for six years now as an anarchist collective that strives to liberate education and skill-sharing from corporate culture. The organization has continued to influence Santa Cruz and beyond.