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State Lawmakers Pass Bill Reforming Pennsylvania State System Of Higher Education

HARRISBURG (KDKA) - State lawmakers passed a bill that could potentially bring big changes to Pennsylvania State System of High Education universities.

The new bill would allow PASSHE to cut costs by sharing services and possibly consolidate into "branch campuses."

That possible consolidation, however, would not cause any of the 14 universities to close.

PASSHE Chancellor Daniel Greenstein said it will ensure that the schools remain affordable.

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