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ERIC Number: ED013598
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE ILLINOIS JUNIOR COLLEGE SYSTEM.
Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, Chicago.
LIKE THE BOARDS FOR THE OTHER SEGMENTS OF ILLINOIS PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION, THE STATE JUNIOR COLLEGE BOARD OPERATES WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE ILLINOIS BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR (1) FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR PROPOSED INSTITUTIONS OR FOR UPGRADING ALREADY EXISTING COLLEGES, (2) CREATION OF NEW DISTRICTS AND ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY, (3) ALLOCATION OF STATE AID AND ADMINISTRATION OF FEDERAL FUNDS, (4) DETERMINATION OF STANDARDS FOR ESTABLISHMENT, LOCATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF JUNIOR COLLEGES, AND (5) COOPERATION WITH JUNIOR COLLEGES IN CONTINUING STUDIES FOR BETTERMENT OF THE PROGRAM. CLASS I (STATE SYSTEM) JUNIOR COLLEGES MUST (1) SERVE A CONTIGUOUS AND COMPACT TERRITORY NOT INCLUDED IN AN EXISTING JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT, (2) HAVE A MINIMUM EQUALIZED ASSESSED VALUATION OF $75 MILLION, (3) HAVE IN THE DISTRICT AT LEAST 30,000 PEOPLE, (4) HAVE A PROJECTED ENROLLMENT OF AT LEAST 1,000 FULL-TIME STUDENTS, AND (5) PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL EDUCATION, ADULT EDUCATION, AND OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION. FINANCIAL SUPPORT INCLUDES A $100,000 INITIAL GRANT FROM THE STATE, LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES, APPORTIONMENT BASED ON A PER STUDENT-CREDIT-HOUR ALLOWANCE, STUDENT TUITION FEES, AND STATE ASSISTANCE IN CAPITAL PROJECTS. A HISTORY AND REVIEW OF THE PROGRAM'S CURRENT STATUS ARE INCLUDED. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, Chicago.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS