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Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell Part of Push to Take College Promise Statewide

The Long Beach College Promise has received national accolades for its innovation in providing not only free access to Long Beach City College, but accelerated learning from elementary on up, as well as a pipeline for qualifying transfer students to continue their education at Cal State Long Beach (CSULB). Now, state lawmakers are pushing to make the College Promise not just a Long Beach phenomenon, but a statewide policy that ensures access to post-secondary education by removing some of the economic barriers that exist for some students.