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Subject: 2/4/2002 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education's
Weekly Report on COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Here is news of interest to community colleges from our
February 8 issue.
* A SUCCESSFUL FIRST YEAR: The Army's huge distance-education
program, in which 23 four-year and two-year colleges are now
participating, is attracting strong interest from soldiers at the
same time that it is causing clashes between the military and
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* STUDIES BEHIND BARS: College programs for prisoners have won
new support, as research has shown that they reduce rates of
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* GENDER EQUITY IN CALIFORNIA: Most of the state's 108 two-year
colleges have failed to comply with Title IX in their sports
programs, according to a news report.
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* PAYING FOR PELL: The White House plans to ask Congress to
slash earmarks as a way of financing the grants.
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* NO PUNISHMENT: A former technician at a Georgia community
college reached a deal to avoid jail time for using
distributed-computing technology to study encryption.
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ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* BOOKMARK: Distance education threatens the privacy of students
and professors because online class discussions can be
monitored in ways that are impossible in traditional
classrooms, a prominent critic of technology argues in a new
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i22/22a03401.htm
* LOGGING IN: What makes a good course Web site? asks Charles F.
Kerns, education-technology manager for academic computing at
Stanford University, who is helping to design a
course-management system that will be free for any college to
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i22/22a03601.htm
* DEVIL IN THE DETAILS? College lobbyists are urging officials
of the Immigration and Naturalization Service to share more
information about a national database being developed to track
foreign students in the United States.
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* SERVING YOUR COUNTRY: In his State of the Union address,
President Bush proposed a major expansion of AmeriCorps.
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* AVERTING A CRISIS: The House of Representatives has finally
approved a bill that would fix a problem in the
guaranteed-student-loan program and eventually reduce the cost
of borrowing for students.
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Our Career Network has new positions available daily at community
colleges, plus advice columns and job-market news.
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