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State vaccine rules could pave the way for private sector

By   /  Friday, July 30th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Education, Latest news, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on State vaccine rules could pave the way for private sector

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UCSB moves ahead with Munger Hall mega-dorm

By   /  Friday, July 30th, 2021  /  Education, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on UCSB moves ahead with Munger Hall mega-dorm

UC Santa Barbara has released a notice of preparation for a new student housing development, Munger Hall, which was previously approved as part of the university’s Long Range Development Plan. Munger Hall, when built, would increase the university’s on-campus housing by 50%, with single-occupancy rooms, and will allow the university to eliminate triple housing in Read More →

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Dubroff: SBCC must stop revolving door in college president’s office

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Columns, Education, Latest news, Subscriber content  /  No Comments

Henry Dubroff

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Opinion: A better way to pay for carbon emissions

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Education, Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Marcus Thomson The recent extreme heat in the Western United States and Canada is remarkable. But events like these are made more likely, and more severe, because of the contribution of greenhouse gas emissions to climate change. We should expect the consequences to be far-reaching, with mainly negative impacts on land and ocean ecosystems, Read More →

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Santa Barbara City College president steps down

By   /  Tuesday, July 13th, 2021  /  Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara City College president steps down

Note: This article was updated to include information about Goswami’s severance pay. Utpal Goswami resigned as superintendent and president of Santa Barbara City College on July 12, just over a year and a half into his term. SBCC announced Goswami’s resignation after a special Board of Trustees meeting on July 12, during which the board Read More →

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Opinion: CRT in schools debate generates more heat than light

By   /  Thursday, July 1st, 2021  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: CRT in schools debate generates more heat than light

By Steven Mintz The teaching of critical race theory in public schools is a hot topic and raises the question of whether it should be taught in our schools. What is it trying to accomplish? Supporters say it teaches K-12 students about equality and inequities in society. Critics claim it is teaching students that America Read More →

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Opinion: We can equip ourselves with the tools to save our kids

By   /  Thursday, June 24th, 2021  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: We can equip ourselves with the tools to save our kids

By Danielle De Smeth Last year the Thacher School in Ojai turned to a team of lawyers at Munger, Tolles & Olson to document what many already knew: The school failed to properly protect its students and alumni — including by failing to follow up in some instances on students’ concerns about or reports of Read More →

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