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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

On Our "Virtual Route 66" in our Home State of California


Could offering bachelor's degrees at California's Community colleges make it cheaper and easier for students to complete a degree and find a job?

Historically students at California's community colleges have been limited to an associate degree or had to transfer to a four-year university to complete their B.A. or B.S.

But students in California can now earn a bachelor's degree from an increasing number of community colleges, following a 2021 law that allows the system to approve up to 30 baccalaureate programs annually.

Join EdSource’s Michael Burke and Anne Vasquez as they talk to a panel of experts to answer questions such as:

  • What’s the benefit of offering bachelor’s degrees at the community college level?
  • How do these degrees meet workforce needs?
  • What can California learn from other states, such as Florida and Washington, that for many years have had robust baccalaureate degrees offerings at community colleges?

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