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Los Rios supports AB 2 Promise Grant extension

Assembly Bill 2 pledges to extend the effects of the California College Promise, offering to add a second year of tuition-free community college. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
April 11, 2019

And  Thomas Cathey The California State Assembly Education Committee approved AB-2 on March 11 with the intention of extending the impact of AB-19, the California College Promise, for tuition-free...

California College Promise replaces BOG Waiver

The Student Services building on the American River College campus has workers ready to help students navigate the application process for the California College Promise program on Oct. 2, 2018. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
October 2, 2018

The California College Promise Grant, enacted to waive tuition costs for first-time students attending community college, will provide approximately 39,000 students in the Los Rios Community College District...

AB 19 to provide first year of college for free

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)
November 16, 2017

A new bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown promises to give students a free year of community college upon their initial enrollment. AB 19 was written by Miguel Santiago, who represents the 53rd District...

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