Dead on Arrival (or close to arrival)

From Inside Higher Ed today:

…A bill is dead to create a fourth college system in California to award credit and degrees to students but offer no courses, according to the head of the state Assembly’s higher education committee. The bill would have created the “New University of California,” which would have issued credit and degrees to anyone capable of passing certain exams. The bill received criticism and news media attention even though it had an uphill battle to become law: its sponsor is Assemblyman Scott Wilk, a rookie Republican lawmaker in a Democratic-majority legislature…

Full story at http://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2013/04/18/bill-create-new-university-california-dies 

It sounds dead, anyway:

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