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UCLA kills plan for online classes on immigrants' rights
Los Angeles Times ^ | September 14, 2012

Posted on 09/15/2012 12:03:14 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

UCLA has killed a proposed online program focused on teaching undocumented students about immigrants’ rights and labor activism. Republican lawmakers had criticized the proposal, which involved a partnership between a UCLA labor studies center and a national college founded by unions.

UCLA on Friday said the so-called National Dream University, which was to open in early 2013, had not received the needed approvals from UCLA’s faculty and administrators. As a result, the agreement between UCLA’s Center for Labor Research and Education and the AFL-CIO-affiliated National Labor College to develop the online classes “has been declared void” and no more work can be done on it by UCLA staff or faculty, according to a statement.

......The program was supposed to be a one-year curriculum, charging $2,500 in tuition, and only 35 students were expected to enroll the first year, according to an article last month in the Daily Bruin, the UCLA student newspaper. The online studies were supposed to lead to a certificate, and some schools may have accepted it for transfer credits.....

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TOPICS: Education; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: education; nationallaborcollege; taxfunded; union

1 posted on 09/15/2012 12:03:23 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife


They sound dangerous...

2 posted on 09/15/2012 12:10:08 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

“charging $2,500 in tuition”


betcha’ the border jumpers thought it was free.

3 posted on 09/15/2012 12:25:34 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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