Oregon Legislature Free Community College Senate Committee Back Study

Dated: February 6 2014

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Free community college classes for Oregonians could be in the works.

A Senate committee on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill that calls for an interim study of the feasibility of making community college classes free for Oregon high school graduates.

The bill — Senate Bill 1524 — heads to the Senate floor. If it passes the Senate and the House, Gov. John Kitzhaber is expected to sign it.

The proposal calls for the new Higher Education Coordinating Commission to study the issue and determine whether it's feasible. If so, lawmakers would take up the issue again next year.
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