colleges

TRUMP’S EDUCATION SECRETARY BETSY DEVOS ROLLS BACK PROTECTIONS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

 

By Jordan Damond

July 9, 2017 (San Diego) -- President Donald Trump’s Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, has announced her intent to discard college policies created by the Obama administration to  protect students and taxpayers from certain predatory for-profit colleges. Many take issue with Devos’ action, because during the final stages of Obama’s administration, it became evident that these policies have been increasingly effective ways of eliminating costly college programs that have left students mired in debt, without the earning power to pay off student loans.

DETECTIVES ARREST SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT

November 20, 2012 (San Diego) -- On October 26, 2012, a sexual assault was reported to the San Diego Police Department Sex Crimes Unit.  The suspect, Jason Mc Klevey, age 31, had befriended the victim through a website called “conversationexchange.com.”   This website is frequently used by foreign exchange students to practice both written and spoken language skills.

REGION’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHIEFS WARN OF ‘DISMANTLING’ CUTS IF TAX VOTE FAILS

 
Local campuses face $27 million hit without passage of November initiative

May 20, 2012 (San Diego) -- The heads of the region’s six community college districts issued a tsunami warning of sorts Wednesday, saying a new wave of funding cuts will further cripple the colleges if voters reject the governor’s November tax initiative.