Brown Signs Bill To Launch Community College Bachelor Degree Pilot Program for Nurses
On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law a bill (SB 850) that aims to expand the number of nurses with four-year degrees by allowing up to 15 community colleges to launch pilot bachelor degree programs. The pilot program is scheduled to begin before the 2017-2018 academic period and run until 2024.
- "Jerry Brown Approves Community College Bachelor's Degrees" (Koseff, Sacramento Bee, 9/29).