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Last Updated: 2/10/2012
Budget Issue: Board of Governors (BOG) fee waiver program
Program: California Community Colleges
Finding or Recommendation: Recommend the Legislature: (1) adopt satisfactory academic progress requirements for the program; (2) require colleges to count dependent students' income for purposes of determining eligibility for a waiver; and (3) require students to apply for a waiver using the federal financial aid application.
Further Detail

For more detail, please see "Rethinking the Community College Fee Waiver Program to Better Promote Student Success and Assess Need," in The 2012-13 Budget: Analysis of the Governor's Higher Education Proposal.