Award 4-Year Degrees? It's Complicated, Say California's 2-Year Colleges

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The California Community Colleges' top priority is to rebuild enrollments and course sections eliminated through state budget cuts of the last five years, but the system's chancellor, Brice W. Harris, says that won't preclude consideration of other initiatives, such as offering four-year degrees.
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Leaders of the California Community Colleges heard the case on Friday for supporting state legislation that would give them the authority to open a handful of programs awarding four-year degrees. If it did so, California would be following the lead...

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