Williams Education Bill Approved By State Assembly

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Despite opposition from the chancellor's office and most faculty groups including the Santa Barbara City College Academic Senate, Assemblymember Das Williams's measure to allow community colleges to offer nonsubsidized extension courses during winter and summer sessions, AB 955, gained approval from the State Assembly on 5/20. The bill is aimed at increasing access to community colleges and helping students graduate or transfer in a timely manner. Check later this week for an interview with Williams.

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