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California Legislation

The California Legislature reconvened for Regular Session on January 6, 2014.

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In The News

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Long Beach City College experiments with tiered pricing
Legislation allowed six colleges to offer high-demand courses at a higher price. Only Long Beach is trying it, to the irritation of some.

Every semester since 2009, Sequoyah Hilt has tried to sign up for a phlebotomy course at Long Beach City College. She never got a seat.  Then Hilt heard that the school had openings for her long-awaited class. There was just one catch: The monthlong winter extension course could cost up to $225 per unit, nearly five times the normal price.  Hilt went for it. The 26-year-old needed the class to learn to take blood samples for a new career as a medical technician.

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