March 24, 2010
Comments Off on Mid-Term Evaluation of Operational Excellence
BFA board member Catherine Cole has prepared a sharp analysis of where we stand after a year of OE — arguing that the point is not simply restructuring for efficiency, but being clear on the larger matter of what the … Continue reading
March 20, 2010
Comments Off on California, Pivot of the Great Recession
Ashok Bardhan and Richard Walker have written an article explaining why California has been the hardest hit of all the states, given its central role in the mortgage bubble and crash. It is available on the Institute for Research on … Continue reading
March 9, 2010
Comments Off on Education & Debt – D. Henwood
Excellent analysis of how far things have fallen across the country. It’s not just California — though we are leading the way down. Henwood on debt & education
March 2, 2010
Comments Off on SAVE Press Release M4
On March 4, 2010, a convoy of buses packed with professors and students from UC Berkeley will be heading to the State Capitol in Sacramento for an “Educate the State” rally, part of a statewide day of action in support of public education. 750 people have already signed up. More faculty and students will join them by car, train and bus from the Bay Area and Santa Cruz.
For the first time in California history, all sectors of the state’s education system —K-12, community colleges, CSUs, and UCs — will band together to defend education in a time of severe budget cuts, and to make the case to legislators and the public that education is the best investment that the state can make. There will be rallies and marches in San Francisco, Oakland and on campuses all around the state. It looks to be one of the biggest public protests in the state’s history.