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on Sep 21, 2012
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"CCSF has a huge number of ESL (English as Second Language) classes, which must be kept small if they are to be effective"
There is supposed to be a requirement that students show an "ability to benefit" in order to be accepted into a state college. Tax dollars should not be spent at the college level to instruct students who are not proficient in english and are not prepared for college classes.
Our students who are prepared for college are not able to get into English classes because too many sections have been cut, but there are empty seats in the many ESL sections offered at Las Positas. And they want us to pass a Parcel Tax, I do not think so.
I agree with Kevin, but that is not the only problem. We now have illegals being able to attend college and receive financial aid. Plus the unions: 22 days vacation per year on top of the 23 holidays per year they get? are you kidding me? Plus the article states they have twice as many employees as other similar colleges... time to clean house and stop paying people just to sit around doing nothing.
I plan to vote NO on the measures. Until Brown really tries to reform the unions and pension liabilities, and Califiornia stops giving a free ride to ILLEGALS.... NO MORE TAXES!
Kevin is quoting my comment, which the Pleasanton Weekly editors have removed because I pointed out that this article is plagiarized from a San Francisco Chronicle by Nanette Asimov, and gets several key facts wrong and omits others. I won't bother to repeat my original writing, since it's clear that the Pleasanton Weekly favors plagiarism over originality.
It's an odd choice: people who post anonymously are free to spin lies and half-truths, but people who register and post under their full legal names (like me) get censored by the Pleasanton Weekly staff.
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why the Pleasanton Weekly is a joke. Nothing to see here, move along.
I think that it's wonderful to be in classroom full of foreign students. Thank you American forgiving a helping hand!
If you don't appreciate "forners" in the USA, then go back to where you ancestors came from.
i mean it!!!
Guide to understanding "forners" entering our land: Web Link
The USA will never be able to contain the numbers of anybody arriving in the USA "illegally"...I'm so amused!