Opposition to Proposition 8

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State and Legislative Issues

Whereas Proposition 8 would divert much needed funds from the K-12 schools for non-instructional purposes and create a new state bureaucracy, and

Whereas Proposition 8 would create local parent school site councils empowered to determine separate curricula at each site, and

Whereas Proposition 8 ignores current state efforts to establish standards and assessments for K-12 education, and

Whereas passage of Proposition 8 would wreak havoc in community colleges as students completing a plethora of curricula and meeting different standards move into college classes,

Resolved that the Academic Senate oppose Proposition 8, and

Resolved that the Academic Senate urge all community college constituencies to work against the passage of Proposition 8.

Status Report: 

Proposition 8was passed.