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College waitlists overflowing

Original post made on Oct 5, 2009

Educational funding cuts from the state and the continued economic crisis have local community colleges feeling the crunch.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 1, 2009, 6:23 PM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm

I think there is a bit of a problem with how CCs are implementing the almost half century Master Plan For Higher Education. Why do post-BA or MA or other professional degree holders get the same access to classes {or their own hobby classes] when youngsters just out of high school have to compete for resources?

I'd say - let the young and 'un-degreed' get their chance first. Basic English, math and history classes (or terminal AA vocational programs) at the entering college level really deserve first priority. If you want to take a second career, or hobby class, expect to pay much more - and wait your turn. No free or reduced-cost "second helpings".


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