Tag Archives: Darrell Steinberg

California’s Online Education Bill SB 520 Passes Senate

Last week senate bill 520 (SB 520) unanimously passed the California senate, and it is now heading to the assembly for review and, if passed, on to the governor for signature. I have covered the basics of SB520, shared the text of the bill, … Continue reading

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Amendments of California SB520 Bill for Online Courses

Last week California SB520 – the bill aiming to create a pool of online availability of 50 high-demand lower-division courses for which the public systems would have to award credit – was amended based on ongoing discussions and negotiations. The fact … Continue reading

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Proposed California Legislation for Statewide Online Education Courses – The Basics

Outside of the Vatican, the big news this week in higher education is the proposed legislation in California that would identify and approve a set of up to 50 online courses that the three public systems would accept as credit … Continue reading

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Re:Booting California Higher Education – Transcript of Darrell Steinberg Introduction

The following is a rough transcript of Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg’s talk at the 20 Million Minds conference on January 7th. Any errors in transcription are mine, and sections that were garbled are marked by []. I’d like to thank … Continue reading

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