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ERIC Number: ED018183
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep
Pages: 3
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IS YOUR DISTRICT READY TO START A JUNIOR COLLEGE.
PATTERSON, DOW
TO DETERMINE IF A DISTRICT IS READY TO ESTABLISH A JUNIOR COLLEGE, CERTAIN QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED--(1) ARE THERE ENOUGH HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES TO WARRANT THE PROGRAM WITHOUT UNDUE TAXATION. (2) WILL THE COLLEGE BE ABLE TO OFFER THE USUAL PROGRAMS OF TRANSFER, VOCATIONAL TRAINING, GUIDANCE, AND GENERAL EDUCATION. (3) SHOULD IT BE AN EXTENSION OF AN EXISTING HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM. (4) IF THE COLLEGE STARTS ON A HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS, WHEN SHOULD IT MOVE TO A SEPARATE SITE. (5) AFTER LEGAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE COMPLETE, SHOULD INSTRUCTION START BEFORE THE BUILDINGS ARE READY. (6) TO WHAT EXTENT SHOULD CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEES BE USED IN PLANNING THE COLLEGE. (7) HOW SOON SHOULD ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES BE OBTAINED. IF THE ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS INDICATE THE FEASIBILITY OF STARTING A COLLEGE, THE 12 STEPS TO TAKE ARE (1) ADOPT A PHILOSOPHY AND SET OF OBJECTIVES, (2) SURVEY COMMUNITY NEEDS, (3) TRANSLATE THE SURVEY FINDINGS INTO A PROGRAM, (4) ADOPT THE GENERAL CONCEPT OF THE PROGRAM, (5) DETERMINE SITE AND BUILDING NEEDS, (6) SELECT A SITE, (7) PREPARE EDUCATIONAL AND FACILITIES SPECIFICATIONS, (8) DEVELOP A MASTER CAMPUS PLAN, (9) ADOPT A FINANCING PLAN FOR BUILDINGS, (10) DESIGN BUILDINGS, (11) HAVE THE PLANS APPROVED BY STATE AGENCIES, AND (12) AWARD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS. THIS ARTICLE IS PUBLISHED IN "NATION'S SCHOOLS," VOLUME 74, NUMBER 3, SEPTEMBER 1964. (HH)
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