The Advocate

CSU board eliminates math course requirement

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

August 23, 2017

The California State University Board of Trustees voted to eliminate intermediate algebra prerequisites for non-Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students. Changes to its general education requirements will go...

Inadequate system obstructs progress

By Marci Suela, Art Director

March 16, 2016

When marine biology major Musa Khan arrived at Contra Costa College in 2011, he was assessed into an English 1A course, but placed elsewhere after meeting with his counselor. Despite his familiarity with English concepts, a counselor co...

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