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California Community Colleges to Offer Limited Expansion of Fall In-Person Classes, Chancellor Says



by Louis Freedberg

After a year in which they operated almost entirely online, California’s community colleges are likely to offer more in-person instruction and activities this fall, while many classes will still be offered remotely.

That is the message that Eloy Ortiz Oakley, the chancellor of the state’s 116 community college system, delivered to its Board of Governors at its meeting Monday. The colleges together serve over 2 million full- or part-time students, making it by far the largest higher education system in the United States.

“We do expect to see a reopening, but given that no one thought we would be here a year ago, there is a lot of uncertainty,” he said.

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