Debbie Yaddow, dean of allied health and nursing at Grossmont College, supports pending state legislation to allow community colleges in California to offer bachelor’s degrees in specific majors with high workforce demand.

Debbie Yaddow, dean of allied health and nursing at Grossmont College, supports pending state legislation to allow community colleges in California to offer bachelor’s degrees in specific majors with high workforce demand. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

The way to address the shortage of college graduates in nursing and other technical fields is to empower California community colleges to begin issuing four-year degrees, some San Diego County educators advocate...

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