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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 10/16/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 10/16/2000 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 October
      20 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
      articles.

      TOP STORIES:

      *  BIG BUCKS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION: North Carolina colleges are
         working together as never before to secure passage of the
         most-expensive statewide bond package ever in academe.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a02901.htm

      *  LETTING VOTERS DECIDE: An array of measures on the fall ballot
         -- on taxes, college governance, and accountability -- could
         affect higher education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a03101.htm

         *  Referendums on the Ballot: A list of 28 measures that
            people in 16 states will vote on in November.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a03102.htm

      *  ONLINE SPEECH: Two instructors at the City College of San
         Francisco will drop a lawsuit against a Web site that posted
         vulgar criticisms of them.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a04402.htm

      *  BIAS LAW: The U.S. Supreme Court heard conflicting arguments
         about whether public colleges discriminate against people with
         disabilities.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a03401.htm

      *  CAMPUS CRIME: Congress approved a bill that would require
         colleges to tell students how they can learn the identities of
         sex offenders at their institutions.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a03501.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  AIDES TO GOV. GEORGE W. BUSH say Vice President Al Gore is
         misrepresenting his tuition-tax-break plan. Gore officials say
         the Bush camp doesn't understand it.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a02902.htm

      *  A PROFESSOR from Houston Community College is teaching a course
         on the U.S. government at a university in Vietnam.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a05502.htm

      *  UNDERGRADUATES at Fairleigh Dickinson University must complete
         at least one distance-learning course annually.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i08/08a04801.htm
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has 118 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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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
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