Monthly Archives: March 2012

Student Advocacy Opportunity

Humboldt Students are invited to apply to attend the 17th annual California Higher Education Student Summit (CHESS) in Sacramento. The event runs April 20 through 23. HSU students chosen for the event will have all travel, lodging and food costs … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Hears Last Day of Arguments on Health Care Law

Check out NPR’s Health Blog for the latest information on the arguments before the Supreme Court on the Affordable Health Care Act.

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Open Forum on Cal State Online

Ruth Black, Executive Director of Cal State Online, (http://www.calstateonline.net/) will be visiting campus next week (April 3 and 4) to discuss the services that Cal State Online hopes to offer as well as how they may be able to partner … Continue reading

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Public Access to Teacher Evaluations Debated

Whether or not teacher evaluations should be available for public viewing has become a hotly debated issue. See this Education Week article for more.

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Do you think online sex trafficking of minors should stop?

Change.org has a new petition, asking Village Voice media, which owns Backpage.com, to stop selling ads that others use to in sex trafficking of minors. Follow the jump to their petition. Here’s the New York Times column, which recently discussed … Continue reading

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US House Scheduled to Vote on 2013 Budget Proposal

Here’s a call for action from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC CHILDREN’S CHAMPIONS ALERT March 27, 2012 Make your call on Wednesday, March 28th On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to … Continue reading

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LAO Handout on Child Care

Here’s the handout the LAO presented to the Joint Hearing of Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services and Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance on March 14. It’s a nice summary of the two systems of … Continue reading

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