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    Ann Popplestone CCC TLC 216-987-3584 ... From: chronicle-community@chronicle.com
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      FW: 3/6/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

      Ann Popplestone
      CCC   TLC
      216-987-3584


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      Subject:        3/6/2000 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 March 10 issue. The page numbers refer to that issue, and the Web addresses refer to the online versions of the articles.

      TOP STORIES:
      AN INFLUENTIAL ANALYST: The U.S. Education Department's Clifford
      Adelman uses data, storytelling, and conviction to help shape
      debates on key policies affecting colleges, including remediation
      and the role of community colleges in helping disadvantaged
      students go on to four-year institutions: A32

        LIMITS ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT: A federal appeals court ruled that
        a Santa Rosa Junior College professor who had been fired for
        writing anonymous letters attacking the campus president could
        not claim protection without owning up to writing the notes: A20

        'HAMPERING SERVICE TO STUDENTS': In a highly critical letter,
        several key Republican lawmakers said the Education Department's
        management of student-aid programs had deteriorated: A35

        GOOD NEWS FOR BUDGETS: A key Republican senator vowed that the
        Education Department and the National Institutes of Health would
        get the money they have requested for the 2001 fiscal year: A34

        ELIGIBILITY FOR STUDENT AID: The Education Department announced
        that it would not block funds from going to the 140,000
        applicants who did not answer a question about drug
        convictions: A35

        SAVING SCHOLARSHIPS: New Mexico lawmakers acted to preserve the
        state's financially strapped, merit-based program, but it could
        still could face a $700,000 shortfall: A37

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        ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
        DISTANCE-EDUCATION PROVIDERS told the National Governors'
        Association that burdensome rules in some states are hampering
        their business: A44

        IN THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE PRESIDENTS' SALARIES, the ways in which
        the job differs from a corporate C.E.O.'s are more important than
        the ways it is similar, writes Lloyd H. Elliott, president
        emeritus of George Washington University: A64

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        JOBS:
        Our Career Network has 220 positions available at two-year colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.

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