community colleges

If you’ve ever benefited from the classes at a community college near you, please take the time to read about the repeatability regulations that went into effect in September of 2013.

“…In addition to reducing access for all students/community members, these changes will have a devastating impact on visual and performing arts across the state. Without changes to these regulations, the depth and breadth of community college arts programs, which have been built for over fifty years, will crumble.  (Arts and physical education students throughout the state are particularly impacted by the regulations. While students can, in the case of a “content-related family,” repeat a course up to four times, they can only take a total of four courses in a content-related family. This significantly limits the success and access for students who must repeat courses multiple times in order to become proficient.)…”

Read more and sign the petition here.

 

Keep the “Community” in Community Colleges!