Ellen Yoshitsugu

Opinions & EditorialsHave Your Say

Have Your Say: What Are the Pros and Cons of Your Housing Situation?

“The pro is that we are a multi-generational household which allows us to live in the Bay Area and makes living in the Bay Area affordable. Unfortunately the con is that most of us do not earn a living wage, and therefore it is difficult for us not only to afford housing inside the cities that we work in, like San Francisco, but that means it also requires us to move outside of the area into neighboring counties, which not only increases our commute but it is also wear and tear on our bodies and our minds.”

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Amid AB705 Improvements, Concerns Remain

“Students who might have been disadvantaged by a placement test and ended up with a very low placement as a result, were able to enroll in transfer-level math classes and succeed when supported adequately. It was truly revolutionary.”

“If I had been placed (directly) in precalculus I would have given up and never developed the mental skills, the math maturity, the “muscle memories,” and never discovered the beauty of math.”

“So as a result, starting in the fall of 2022 we are no longer offering pre-transfer level English and math classes.”

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