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      FW: 1/21/2002 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 11:48 AM
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      Subject: 1/21/2002 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
      January 25 issue.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  STIFFER STANDARDS: Some states are seeking to use admissions
         criteria to cut remediation at four-year colleges and drive
         unprepared students to two-year colleges.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a02201.htm?=cc
        
      *  PREPARATION OR MONEY? Which is the greater obstacle to
         attending college for underprivileged students? The question
         is creating a divide among those who study higher-education
         policy.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a01801.htm?=cc
        
      *  SEEKING LOCAL STUDENTS: Many colleges changed their enrollment
         strategies after September 11.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a03301.htm?=cc
        
      *  MIXED OUTLOOK: Two bond-rating agencies had different views
         of how colleges would fare in the recessionary economy.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a02701.htm?=cc
        
      *  PRIVACY LAW RECONSIDERED: The U.S. Supreme Court will decide
         whether an individual can sue a college.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a02001.htm?=cc
        
      *  SYLLABUS: A professor of English composition at a Georgia
         two-year college uses a game-show format to teach his students
         to pass the Regents' essay test.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a01002.htm?=cc  
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  A $29-MILLION CUT: Public-college administrators in Indiana
         are bracing for cuts in state technology spending.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a03202.htm?=cc
        
      *  STANDOFF IN UTAH: The state says carrying a gun is permitted
         on college campuses, but seven public universities say
         otherwise.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a01802.htm?=cc
        
      *  GRANTS REVISION: The U.S. Education Department is considering
         narrowing the scope of the grants competition run by the Fund
         for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a01803.htm?=cc 
        
      *  MARKETING PARTNERS: America Online has opened a portal site to
         sell distance education to its subscribers.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i20/20a03102.htm?=cc 
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has new positions available daily at community
      colleges, plus advice columns and job-market news.
         --> SEE http://jobs.chronicle.com/cc_index.php?=cc
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      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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