Opposition to SB 1399

Spring
1996
Resolution Number: 
06.04
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
State and Legislative Issues
Status: 
Completed

Whereas instructors are professional educators concerned with the success of each student, and

Whereas in consultation with peers in their discipline, instructors are capable of selecting appropriate materials to assist with this success, and

Whereas instructors are recognized for publications and other educational materials which enrich the class atmosphere and satisfy course objectives,


Resolved that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges actively oppose the concepts in SB 1399 as of April 12, 1996, and take the position that instructors have the expertise to publish/produce appropriate educational materials and choose what may be used in the classroom.
M/S/C Disposition: Executive Committee, FACCC, Legislature, ICAS

Status Report: 

Work through ICAS and advocacy groups to ensure defeat of AB1399.