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Subject: 9/11/2000 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 September
15 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
* FOMENTING A REVOLUTION? Washington State legislators have high
hopes for the new Cascadia Community College, whose unorthodox
methodology and curriculum are organized around "learning
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a02901.htm
* PLURALISM AMONG PRESIDENTS: More women and minority-group
members are being hired as campus leaders, but white men still
hold most of the top spots.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a03101.htm
* THE GORE AGENDA: Some student-aid experts say the vice
president wants to help mainly the middle class, but many of
them still think he'd be better for colleges than George W.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a02401.htm
* IMPACT ON ONLINE LEARNING: The Education Department will hold
meetings to discuss altering regulations that require students
to be enrolled 12 hours per week to receive federal financial
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a02803.htm
* HELP FOR DISTANCE LEARNING: The Education Department is
seeking experimental online programs for a financial-aid
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a04003.htm
* HOW SELECTIVE COLLEGES FEED INEQUALITY: Robert B. Reich, a
professor of social and economic policy at Brandeis University
and former secretary of labor, explains why students from the
lowest-income families must go to college, and why they don't.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03b00701.htm
* OPTING OUT: About 25 public universities have declined to take
part in a new program to help students from the District of
Columbia, saying the program's rules are cumbersome and
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a02801.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* MORE STATES ARE CREATING online high schools, frequently with
help from virtual universities.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a04004.htm
* LEADERS OF CALIFORNIA'S LATEST EFFORT to promote online
learning are using the catalog of the now-defunct California
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a03801.htm
* RICHARD S. JARVIS, the first chancellor of the United States
Open University, says it is challenging to adapt material from
its British parent for American students.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i03/03a04201.htm
Our Career Network has 59 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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