Monthly Archives: January 2014

Use of alternative methods allow students to graduate and transfer faster

Long Beach education system over recent years has been using creative methods to increase the access of higher learning to its residents. California State University Long Beach, Long Beach Community College(LBCC) and Long Beach Unified School Districts currently have programs in place to increase student access to a college degree. The newest program stems from the passing of AB 955 in October. AB 955 allows community colleges to offer winter and summer classes funded entirely by student tuition. LBCC is the first school to use the new policy and has already implemented a pilot program consisting of five core classes for the current winter session.

A creative way to offer more classes