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Bill Would Create New Nevada Community College System



by Julie Wootton-Greener

A bill introduced in the Legislature is aimed at creating a separate governing body for Nevada’s community colleges — something proponents have pushed for years.

Senate Bill 321, introduced March 22 and referred to the Senate Education Committee, would create the Nevada System of Community Colleges. The bill’s primary sponsors are Sens. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden; Sen. Scott Hammond, R-Las Vegas; and Sen. Ira Hansen, R-Sparks.

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