ASSEMBLYMAN BLOCK CONVENES OCT. 20 HEARING ON SDSU ADMISSION POLICY CHANGES

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October 15, 2009 (San Diego) – Assemblyman Marty Block (D-Lemon Grove) will hold a hearing October 20 on SDSU President Stephen Weber’s recent announcement to suspend guaranteed enrollment for local students.

“As chair of the Select Committee on K-16 Articulation, Access and Affordability, I have called a hearing to examine this issue in detail and to accept testimony on the merits of this policy change,” Block wrote in an e-mail to constituents."

 

 

The 78th District Assemblyman added, “I am eager to hear the views of experts in the field and community stakeholders on just how this policy will affect not only our current San Diego area High School and Community College students; but also how it will affect the future plans of all our students and their families who are dedicated to helping their children attain a quality, accessible and affordable college education.”
 

The hearing will be held Tuesday October 20th from 6:30-8”30 p.m. at Hoover High School, Room 1103, 4474 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego. Hoover High is located off the I-15 freeway; signs in the parking are will direct attendees to the room.
 

The public is invited to attend the hearing and address the impact of the policy changes. President Weber has also been invited to present the rationale for the changes, which Weber has previously said were the result of state budget cuts.

 

To RSVP for the event, visit:
http://democrats.assembly.ca.gov/members/a78/Events/SDSU-enrollment.aspx....