May 24, 2021
Legislation to Expand և Stabilize California Community College
The bachelor’s degree pilot program has been approved by the Assembly
Committee Bill 927 is now directed to the floor of the Assembly with educational assistance
managers և dozens of enterprises և commercial organizations.
The legislation is sponsored by Jose Medina, Chairman of the Higher Education Committee of the Assembly
(D-Riverside): On April 22, President Medina’s committee voted 11-0 to vote in favor
AB 927 seeks to eliminate the 2026 sunset date for existing undergraduate degree programs
High Demand for Insufficient Labor in 15 Community Colleges in California
need, in addition to providing a bachelor’s degree in 30 community colleges
annual programs at the state level.
“Community colleges are the foundation of higher education
“Undergraduate education programs will create greater access to higher education.”
Assembly member Medina said: “The bachelor’s degree program will play a key role
the role in restoring the economy of our state. ”
A recent study by the California Institute of Public Policy (PPIC) found that
the need for more than one million bachelor’s degrees in California over the next decade
especially in key areas of the workforce. PPIC found that to hold back demand
The state should increase the number of bachelors for the college-educated workforce
degrees awarded 40%.
The bill authorizes the Chancellor of California Community Colleges to consult with him
Seek feedback from California State University համալս University of California systems
առանձին will require separate districts, which require approval
provide evidence of unmet labor needs.
The undergraduate degree program was created when Governor Jerry Brown entered.
In 2014, Senate Bill 850 was signed, allowing 15 colleges, including Mesa College in San Diego
– Offer bachelor’s degrees in specific areas of the workforce. Mesa College Undergraduate
The Gradual Program for Health Information Management is one of the first to be developed
SB 850 և approved with the support of the regional healthcare industry.
Initially, the pilot program for the state bachelor’s degree was planned to be completed in 2023.
but the legislation later signed extended the program’s sunset period to July 2026.
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance M. Carroll, who co-founded
Nonprofit California Community College Undergraduate Association, which presides over the entire country
legislative efforts to support the establishment of a bachelor’s program.
The California Office of Legal Analysts found that more than half of the students
Respondents would not receive a bachelor’s degree if they had a community college program
was not offered. About 60% of students are admitted to a community college
The bachelor’s program comes from communities of color and insecurity
են pay a little over $ 10,000 – a portion of what it will cost them
in private institutions.
Business organizations supporting the bill include: California Dental Hygienists
Association, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, San Diego East County Palace
Trade, San Diego WaterWorks Workforce Development Group, National Association
California Branch of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce for Social Workers
Respiratory Care Association և Thermo Fischer Scientific, among others.
This press release has been prepared San Diego Community College DistrictThe views expressed herein are the property of the author.