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2-Year College, Squeezed, Sets 2-Tier Tuition - NYT

turtlerockturtlerock Registered User Posts: 1,184 Senior Member
edited April 2012 in Community Colleges

SMC proposing to curb registration woes at community colleges by offering courses for $180/credit hour vs the current $36. This will aloow those students who are willing to pay more get the classes they would need to transfer. SMC says the $180/ crt hr fee is just enough to keep those classes open.

Critics are saying it will pave the way for other CCs to raise tuition as well and create a class system of students where only middle to high income students will be able to further their education at a faster pace.

The proposal can be rejected by the Community Colleges Governing Board.
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