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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Links for February 29th

More on the March Days of Action.   Also check out Refund California.

Community Colleges may get unexpected funding cut of nearly $150 million.

Brian Barksky has more on the absurd costs and debt of the Cal Student-Athlete High Performance Center.  Haas Business School is planning a $70 million expansion.  They say Berkeley won't have to pay for it.  Isn't that what they said about the SAHPC?

Head of SEIU wants everyone to step aside in favor of Brown's tax proposal.  He trots out tired "adult in the room" phrase even though Brown is more regressive than "Millionaires Tax" and might spend it more on corrections.  Oh, and the Millionaire's Tax polls better than Brown's at this point.  Bob Samuels offers some thoughts on the Millionaire's Tax.

Brown's K-12 Funding Proposal may aid schools in poorer districts.

National Academies' Study of Research Universities likely to call for major changes.  Also likely to dodge the question of funding.

On Higher Ed, Romney is no Santorum but he isn't all that hot either.

On Universities and Public Goods.

Arizona legislator doesn't think people should have to contribute to the education of others.

Cathy Davidson demonstrates once again the wisdom of the old adage that "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing."


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