Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris praises legislation that expands high school students’ access to college instruction
October 8, 2015
Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris today praised Gov. Jerry Brown for
signing legislation that will expand high school students’ access to college level coursework, providing them with an
early opportunity to acquire academic skills that will help them succeed in college.
Assembly Bill 288 by Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, will create partnerships between high schools and community colleges
to allow a broader range of students to take college-level courses at their high schools or on college campuses – what is
known as concurrent or dual enrollment.