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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 7/2/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 10:24 AM
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      Subject: 7/2/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges


      The Chronicle of Higher Education's
      Weekly Report on COMMUNITY COLLEGES
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      Here is news of interest to community colleges from our July 6
      issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
      articles.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  WHO PAYS? Colleges and state agencies are divided over
         responsibility for the costs of helping students with
         disabilities.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a01901.htm

      *  NEW LEADER FOR OCR: President Bush has picked a critic of
         affirmative action to lead the Education Department's Office
         for Civil Rights.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a02001.htm

      *  GUBERNATORIAL INFLUENCE: The National Governors Association
         released two reports that strongly endorse distance education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a03102.htm

      *  ALTERING THE REGULATIONS: Proposed changes in federal
         student-aid rules were praised at a House of Representatives
         hearing.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a03103.htm

      *  TURNING THE PAIGE? Rumors are circulating that the U.S.
         education secretary, Roderick R. Paige, is considering leaving
         his post.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a01902.htm

      *  SUNSHINE JOB: Gov. Jeb Bush gave Florida's top education
         position to the state senator who had sponsored legislation to
         revamp the state's education system.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a01903.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  TO MARKET, TO MARKET: The University of Washington plans to
         offer free, short versions of some of its online courses in an
         effort to attract students to the full-length originals.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a02602.htm

      *  LINKING UP: A new list offers contact information for the
         virtual universities or statewide distance-education
         organizations in more than 35 states.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i43/43a02603.htm
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has 42 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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      ANOTHER WAY TO RECRUIT

      You can recruit administrators and faculty members 24 hours a
      day, seven days a week with a Profile on The Chronicle's Career
      Network. To find out more about this invaluable recruitment tool
      please get in touch with Rick Plotkin at
      rick.plotkin@... or (202) 466-1775.
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      You can find all of The Chronicle's community-college news on our
      special Web page just for community colleges at:
      http://chronicle.com/cc

      And for all the news of higher education, be sure to visit our
      home page at:
      http://chronicle.com
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