Dan Logue, a Republican state assemblyman, introduced a bill last month that would create a pilot program offering undergraduate students degrees for no more than $10,000. His bill borrows from similar proposals put forth by the governors of Texas and Florida.
Assembly Bill 51 calls for closer coordination between high schools, community colleges and California State University campuses and targets three regions for the pilot program: Chico, Long Beach and Turlock.
Participating students would earn some college credit in high school through Advanced Placement classes and greater access to community college courses.
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