The Assembly Higher Education committee handles issues that relate directly to the state’s 31 public colleges and universities, including its 19 county and community colleges. The committee assists in directing policy relating to tuition aid and scholarship programs, such as the popular NJ STARS, and ensuring the success of inter-institutional agreements entered into by schools.
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***MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE*** Singleton, Lagana & Jasey on Bill to Encourage NJ Colleges & Universities to Offer $10,000 Degree Programs
Bill is Latest in Assembly Democratic Effort to Control Higher Education CostsAssembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Joseph A. Lagana and Mila M. Jasey issued a multimedia package Tuesday on legislation they sponsored to encourage New Jersey's colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees.
The bill (ACR-220) comes after a number of institutions of higher education in other states, including Texas and Florida, have taken measures to make attending college more affordable by developing $10,000 baccalaureate degree programs.
Singleton, Jasey & Lagana Bill to Encourage N.J. Colleges & Universities to Offer $10,000 Degree Programs Advanced by Assembly PanelBill is Latest in Assembly Democratic Effort to Control Higher Education Costs
- Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Mila Jasey and Joe Lagana sponsored to encourage New Jersey's colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees was advanced Monday by an Assembly panel.
"The cost of attending an institution of higher education continues to increase, and many New Jersey students and their families find it difficult to afford the tuition and fees required for enrollment," said Singleton (D-Burlington)...
MONDAY - Medical Marijuana Status, Offshore Wind Energy, Long-Term Care & Delaware Bayshore Tourism Top Assembly CommitteesStatus of state medical marijuana program, facilitating offshore wind energy projects, helping provide compensation relief to long term care facilities and promoting Delaware Bayshore tourism highlight Monday's Assembly committee meetings…