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System-request, opportunity scholarship expansion bills heard as committee hearings continue

February 03, 2017

Policy committee hearings continued this week as Senators took up community and technical college system-requested bills on corrections education and the Customized Training Program. The House versions of the bills were heard in the House Higher Education Committee on Jan. 17. Bills on the Opportunity Scholarship and a workforce study also received hearings. Meanwhile, work sessions were held on textbook costs and on teaching requirements for faculty. >>

Corrections education, Customized Training Program bills earn approval

January 29, 2017

Two community and technical college system-request bills — allowing colleges to offer degree programs in prisons and making the Customized Training Program permanent — won approval from the House Higher Education Committee this week. House members also heard proposals on faculty hiring and pay while Senate budget-writers learned about higher education funding. >>

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