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Adult ed may become fee-based

The state is looking at converting a number of Adult Education classes to fee-based courses, resulting in discussion at the Educational Policies Committee Wednesday.
In Fall 2003, the credit program had tremendous growth and the non-credit was requested to reduce its programs. The Chancellor’s Office, Continuing Education staff and Vice President of Continuing Education Lynda Fairly concluded from past history that physical fitness classes would be appropriate for conversion to fee-based classes.
“Depending on the course you want to sign up for, the enrollment fee varies,” said Sue Danielson, Administrative Secretary to Lynda Fairly.
Dr. Kathryn Alexander, trustee, lauded courses designed for the older adult because the classes allow them to keep an “active and healthy mind.”
Trustee Joan Livingston noted that “older people need younger people as well,” to keep their minds and bodies healthy.

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