October 24, 2013
Like David fighting Goliath, the faculty of City College of San Francisco are in a pitched battle to protect their union, their students and their school from destruction. They are up against big-business forces pushing to downsize or close community colleges so that profit-making schools can take over. Union members are crucial to building the fight. AFT’s battle for a good contract is a front in the whole fight for public education.
March 2, 2011
March 2 is the deadline for new and returning community college students to apply for a Cal Grant for the 2011-2012 academic year. Cal Grant awards of up to $1,551 can be used to help students pay for fees, books, supplies and sometimes even rent while attending a California community college.