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      FW: 2/5/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      From: chronicle-community@...
      Sent: Monday, February 05, 2001 10:50 AM
      To: chronicle-community@...
      Subject: 2/5/2001 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
      9 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  A BRAVE NEW WORLD: Corporations need training for employees.
         With careful attention to educational niches and compatible
         clients, colleges and universities can provide it, writes
         Jeanne C. Meister, president of Corporate University Xchange.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22b01001.htm

      *  TAX BREAKS: College lobbyists are pushing plans that would
         help parents and students pay for higher education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22a02701.htm

      *  ASSAULT AVERTED: De Anza College, a two-year institution in
         Cupertino, Calif., was shut down briefly after the arrest of a
         19-year-old student who police officials said was planning a
         "Columbine-style attack" on the campus.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2001/01/2001013105n.htm

      *  ACADEMIC FRAUD SUSPECTED: Iowa Central Community College,
         facing a criminal investigation, forfeited all seven of last
         fall's football victories.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22a03701.htm

      *  "STANDARDS FOR SUCCESS": Research universities have started a
         program through which they hope to influence state policies on
         tests for high-school students.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22a02301.htm


      *  REPORT TO CONGRESS: The U.S. Department of Education says a
         lack of flexibility in student-aid regulations hurts distance
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22a03402.htm

      *  QUICK THINKING: Thanks to a name change for a House
         subcommittee, a key lawmaker will retain control of the panel
         overseeing higher education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22a02501.htm

      *  RECALLED TO LIFE: Southern Virginia College, a two-year
         institution on its deathbed just five years ago, has been
         reborn as a successful college catering to Mormon students.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i22/22a02902.htm


      Our Career Network has 80 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc

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      special Web page just for community colleges at:

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