The ASCCC is pleased to Support AB 817, which would allow a subsidiary body of a local agency to use teleconferencing for its meetings without posting agendas at each teleconference location, identifying each teleconference location in the notice and agenda, making each teleconference location accessible to the public, and requiring at least a quorum of the subsidiary body to participate from within the local agency’s jurisdiction, subject to certain conditions.
The ASCCC is pleased to support AB 811, which would allow local college districts to adopt expanded policies around course repeatability and set new standards for the number of times a student may take a credit course.
On behalf of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), we continue to support AB 1187 (Irwin). This bill would provide that supervised tutoring for all credit and noncredit courses, as authorized pursuant to regulations adopted by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors by July 31, 2023, is eligible for state apportionment funding.
On behalf of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), we respectfully oppose AB 1705 (Irwin), which would require that students, with few exceptions, are placed and enrolled in transfer-level English and mathematics, even when those courses are not required for the student’s educational programs.
On May 6, 2022, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) voted to support AB 2255 (Fong, 2022), the Affordable Broadband Service Program for California Dreamers. This bill would require the Affordable Broadband Service Program for California Dreamers to be developed and administered by the Student Aid Commission, in consultation with the Public Utilities Commission, to provide affordable broadband service to eligible students.
The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing this letter to express our opposition to SB 964 (Wiener) unless amended. This bill would require the California Community Colleges and the California State University, and request the University of California, to develop two accelerated programs of study related to degrees in social work. The bill would require one program to offer a concurrent bachelor’s and master’s of social work program that would allow students to combine their last one or two years of undergraduate study in social work with their graduate study in social work in order to complete both programs at an accelerated rate.