SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation that guarantees community college graduates admission to California State University.
The Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act allows students who earn an associate’s degree at one of California’s two-year colleges to complete a bachelor’s degree at a Cal State campus with an additional 60 credits. It takes effect in the fall of 2011.READ MORE: See Who Won During The Golden Globe Awards
CSU and community college officials believe the change will help save millions of dollars by making the transfer process more efficient.READ MORE: 2 Riverside Co. Sheriff's Deputies Recovering After Being Hit By Delivery Van; 2 Women Killed
The governor also signed a companion bill Wednesday that calls on the University of California to develop a similar transfer system.MORE NEWS: Video: Multiple Trees Fall On Homes, Leading To Injuries During Severe Winds
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