By Pamela Hale-Burns, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/21/2013 09:39:27 PM PDT
Press Telegram

LONG BEACH — Despite ongoing economic struggles, enrollment and academic achievement are up at Long Beach City College and Cal State Long Beach five years after implementation of the Long Beach College Promise, officials said Thursday.

In 2008, leaders from the Long Beach Unified School District, LBCC and CSULB signed the College Promise, a commitment that each institution would provide local students with greater opportunities to complete their higher education.

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