SBCCD Trustees make historic $10 million investment to explore making college free for two years

A little over two years ago, my colleagues and I made the prudent decision to participate in a FCC auction resulting in over $150 million coming to our District.

Since that time, we’ve taken steps to sure-up needs within the Distict- one of our highest priorities being student success.

I am happy to announce that last Thursday, my colleagues and I earmarked $10 million to support the implementation of a Promise Program to make two years of college free for hard-working, high school graduates, helping them gain the skills necessary for a good job and starting them on the first half of their journey to a bachelor’s degree, at no out-of-pocket cost.

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