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De Anza College IPBT committee seeks to promote, increase diversity amid budget cuts

The IPBT committee plans to promote diversity amid the threat of budget cuts.

Jennifer Smith, Reporter

October 7, 2020

The Instructional Planning & Budget committee is seeking a more inclusive organizational structure, following concerns about equity that threaten to disband the committee.

Free college will benefit the rich more than the poor

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2019

Free college for all is an ambitious idea touted by some presidential candidates as a step towards racial and economic equality. However, it will ultimately best serve upper and middle-class students while directing resources and attention away from efforts that actually address inequity. In 2015-20...

De Anza offers first year tuition free to qualifying new students

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

De Anza College will implement a new First Year Promise program offering free tuition and $500 for textbooks to students in their first year of college starting this fall. “Eligibility is based on state guidelines and is not based on income,” said Rob Mieso, vice president of student services...