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Petitioning TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION and 17 others

Del Mar College Wrongs Nursing Students

Students that have successfully completed and passed all of the Del Mar College Nursing Program curriculum are being denied the right to graduate and take the NCLEX exam. Students are left with the knowledge and skills to practice nursing but denied the ability to take the licensure exam and become gainfully employed. This is a drain on the economy as student loans are defaulted on and the nursing shortage increases. Schools have accepted funds to increase enrollment without adequately preparing to meet that need and then to protect their accreditation (assure 80% first time NCLEX pass rate), schools are administering a pre-bar to be eligible to take the NCLEX. The New Jersey Board of Nursing took a stand in October 2011 after a complaint from a group of students in July 2011. PLEASE. Take a stand. Hold these schools accountable. We have demonstrated our aquired skills and knowledge throughout nursing school and earned passing grades. 

This petition was delivered to:
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • Representative
    Randy Weber
  • Senator
    John Cornyn
  • Senator
    Ted Cruz
  • Representative
    Ruben Hinojosa
  • Representative
    Kay Granger
  • Representative
    Sam Johnson
  • Representative
    Louie Gohmert
  • Del Mar College President
    Mark Escamilla
    The National Council For State Boards of Nursing
  • The Texas Board of Nursing
    Texas Board of Nursing Members
    Texas Attorney General
  • National League for Nurses Accrediting Commission
    Sharon Tanner
  • Del Mar College Department of Nursing Education
    Evangeline DeLeon
  • District 32 State Representative
    Todd Hunter (District 32 State Representative)

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