Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Rancho Santiago College Foundation Accused of Brown Act Violations in Saudi Arabia Deal (Navel Gazing)
…Last month, a dozen or so Rancho Santiago employees blasted the idea of the multi-million dollar consulting agreement--which provides the Saudi schools with a teacher training program, infrastructure upgrades and an updated curriculum--because of the Middle East country's stands on human rights, alternative lifestyles and Israel or Jews in general.
     But Chancellor Raul Rodriguez told the Board of Trustees that the deal does not amount to an endorsement of Saudi Arabia's human rights record by the district that oversees Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon colleges….

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

It was a good session but there was too little time and too much to say. They should have one session for staff. another for faculty.

Anonymous said...

Glad to see their union is standing up for the faculty and nailing the administration on the Brown Act violation. Post updates as they come...

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