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Playoff bound De Anza football team may be doomed

Playoff bound De Anza football team may be doomed

Christian Trujano, My Do, and Tyson Tsoi

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Ticker Box

Two weeks after impassioned pleas to keep De Anza’s football program because of the diverse students it serves, the committee charged with making cuts voted against the team. The football team is heading to the playoffs but will likely be their last. “We have to look at success rates and dispr...

Budget cuts to custodial positions may reduce De Anza’s cleanliness

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2018


Filed under News

De Anza College will lose custodial and grounds positions affecting overall cleanliness on campus, according to members of the Administrative Services Planning and Budget Team. The APPA-U is the body charged with assessing campus cleanliness. De Anza's campus is currently at an APPA-U level of four...

IPBT will look at layoffs for future decisions, program cuts to also carry over in fall

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under News

Plans determining which De Anza College programs will be referred for Viability studies will continue into fall. The De Anza Instructional Planning Budget Team did not reach its goal cutting the $4.6 million this quarter, leaving $2.4 million left to cut, the team decided at a June 19 meeting. Two...

The De Anza budget crisis in a nutshell

June 28, 2018


Filed under Video

De Anza College is facing district-wide budget cuts that will affect programs such as dance, music, tennis and several others. Elimination of these programs is viable, and there will be only more to come in the following months. This is a re-cap of what has been discussed so far.

De Anza Budget Crisis: world languages

June 28, 2018


Filed under Video

De Anza College’s Spanish, French, Italian and German departments are one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an...

De Anza Budget Crisis: music

June 28, 2018


Filed under Video

De Anza College’s music department is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget reduction...

De Anza Budget Crisis: paralegal studies

June 28, 2018


Filed under Video

De Anza College’s paralegal studies program is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget...

Editorial: District must be transparent, practical

La Voz Editorial Board

June 18, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

De Anza College should emerge from its budget crisis with many programs and options for students, interim President Christina Espinoza-Peib said during a De Anza Instructional Planning and Budget Team meeting on May 22. So that “we don’t become a STEM college,” she said. Why not? Why d...

De Anza Budget Crisis: massage therapy

June 12, 2018


Filed under Video

De Anza College’s massage therapy program is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget reduction...

De Anza budget crisis: photography

June 7, 2018


Filed under Video

De Anza College’s photography department is one of 11 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. The team will examine the programs according to unpublicized criteria and recommend a course of action to be sent to...