Expanding Pathways from High School to Community Colleges

Thursday, August 20, 2015

(Sacramento) – Assemblyman Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) is moving his legislation to provide high school students with access to community colleges for college level coursework. Assembly Bill 288 creates a partnership between high schools and community colleges to allow a broader range of students to take college-level courses – known as concurrent or dual enrollment. “There is a growing awareness that many graduating high school students are not adequately prepared for college courses,” explained Assemblyman Holden. “These students, mostly low-income, struggle in remedial classes that can set them back for years to come. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.