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Subject: 1/29/2001 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
2 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
* STUDENTS WHO ARE PARENTS: Congress provided the Education
Department with much more money to support campus child-care
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* THE ACCESSIBILITY ISSUE: Demands from disabled students and
regulations from the federal government are prompting colleges
to seek new designs in software and hardware. Community
colleges in California are among those affected, and are
spending millions of dollars on improvements after a complaint
was filed with the U.S. Education Department.
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* DARK DAYS IN CALIFORNIA: College officials are joining others
in coping with the unintended consequences of the state's
experiment in electricity deregulation.
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* TIGHTENING THE BELT: Public colleges in the South are being
especially hard hit by budget cuts as states unveil their
spending plans for the next year.
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* TRIBE OUSTS COLLEGE CHIEF: Trustees of Little Big Horn College
fired its founding president after a months-long struggle at
the Crow college.
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* THE NEW ADMINISTRATION: President Bush sent legislation to
Congress to encourage families to save more money for college.
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* CAMPUS CRIME: The Education Department released data showing
an increase in 1999 in drug and alcohol arrests at two- and
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ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* DIRECT-LENDING FIGHT: Before leaving office, the Clinton
administration asked a court to dismiss a suit by lenders.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i21/21a02401.htm
* UNION GUIDELINES: The American Federation of Teachers called
on colleges to adopt standards to assure the quality of
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* VIRTUALLY GONE: Plans by Michael J. Saylor, the head of
MicroStrategy, to spend $100-million to create a new kind of
online university appear to have evaporated.
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* STANDING MUTE ON THE BULLY PULPIT: They may have other
distractions, but college presidents should speak out on
important issues, writes Theodore M. Hesburgh, president
emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.
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* BANNING BONUSES: Officials from for-profit and nonprofit
colleges alike are questioning new federal rules on payments
to student recruiters.
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Our Career Network has 84 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
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