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NJ Colleges Increase Competition

by Jonathan Lai

As a massive blizzard barreled toward New Jersey, college administrators were preparing for a vote that would pit two-year against four-year schools: Should two community colleges be allowed to confer nursing bachelor’s degrees?

Some saw the proposal as narrow and relatively harmless: Just one degree, just two colleges.

Others called it an attack on the very nature of higher education in New Jersey.

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