Some community colleges might be allowed to charge more for highly sought after classes during summer and winter intersessions. The bill, AB 955, has passed in the Senate and Assembly and is currently waiting Governor Brown’s approval. Currently, only six community colleges are considered eligible to implement this voluntary program. Of that list, Pasadena City College has opted out, but Long Beach City College hopes to begin the pilot program as soon as possible.
The science magazine announced yesterday [TUESDAY] that it has decided to turn off its article comment feature online. Trolls and spammers are primarily. to blame. Suzanne LaBarre, PopSci’s online content director, says these bad apples aren’t just a disruptive force, they have proven to change people’s perception of facts.
Discussing last night's Democratic debate in New Hampshire; debating the Pentagon's pilot program to pay for active duty members of the U.S. military to have sperm or eggs frozen and the documentary film makers of "Amy" and "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom" talk with Larry Mantle for TGI-FilmWeek!
There is a backlash against advice from the CDC warning sexually active women not to drink alcohol if they aren't using birth control; a study by California's Legislative Analyst bolsters efforts to allow school districts to accept student transfers from outside districts & a look at the phenomenon of people who practice more than one religion.
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