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Patt Morrison For April 6, 2012




Outside an emergency meeting called by the Santa Monica College Board of Trustees to discuss the two-tier pricing plan. These demonstrators say they support the decision to raise tuition on some courses, saying it's the only way to keep the doors open. A few days earlier, protests against the plan ended in scuffles with police, including some protesters being pepper sprayed.
Outside an emergency meeting called by the Santa Monica College Board of Trustees to discuss the two-tier pricing plan. These demonstrators say they support the decision to raise tuition on some courses, saying it's the only way to keep the doors open. A few days earlier, protests against the plan ended in scuffles with police, including some protesters being pepper sprayed.
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What's next for Santa Monica College? It looks like more of the same. The Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting to respond to Community College Chancellor Jack Scott's request for the college to postpone its two-tiered class-fee structure, set to start this summer. Every indication is that SMC will go ahead with its plan. Patt checks in on the meeting. Plus, why we love our pennies, asexuality, and Morgan Spurlock on Comi-Con. Next time at one o'clock.