A new partnership between Alliant University and the Sweetwater Union High School District is drawing fire from an array of educators, including at least two Southwestern College governing board members.
Sweetwater agreed to encourage at least 50 students to enroll at the pricey, mostly-online university every year starting in 2014. SWC Board President Humberto Peraza said he does not like the arrangement.
“It should be a choice for some, I just don’t agree with how the situation with the Sweetwater district is being handled,” he said.
When students speak to a high school counselor about possible choices for their collegiate years, they should be able to go in knowing they are getting an honest opinion instead of a sales job …