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ERIC Number: ED019962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 63
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COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACT OF 1967. WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATURE ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NUMBER 548, CHAPTER 8, LAWS, EXTRAORDINARY SESSION, 1967. (TITLE SUPPLIED).
Washington State Legislature, Olympia.
THIS BILL, ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IS KNOWN AS THE "COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACT OF 1967." IT AMENDS EXISTING LEGISLATION TO BRING IT MORE IN KEEPING WITH PRESENT-DAY REQUIREMENTS FOR A JUNIOR COLLEGE SYSTEM. ITS PURPOSE IS TO (1) OFFER A POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION TO EVERY CITIZEN, REGARDLESS OF BACKGROUND OR EXPERIENCE, AT A COST WITHIN HIS MEANS, (2) OFFER COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND SERVICE PROGRAMS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF BOTH STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY, (3) PROVIDE ADMINISTRATION BY STATE AND LOCAL BOARDS, AVOIDING DUPLICATION AND ENCOURAGING EFFICIENCY, (4) ALLOW FOR GROWTH, IMPROVEMENT, FLEXIBILITY, AND MODIFICATION OF THE COLLEGES, AND (5) ESTABLISH FIRMLY THAT THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN INDEPENDENT AND UNIQUE SECTION OF THE STATE'S HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM, SEPARATE FROM BOTH THE COMMON SCHOOLS AND THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THAT IT IS NEVER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR CONVERSION INTO A FOUR-YEAR LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE. THE ACT THEN SPELLS OUT THE LEGISLATIVE DETAILS OF SUPPORTING AND ADMINISTERING THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING DUTIES, FUNCTIONS, AND FUNDING OF ITS VARIOUS ELEMENTS. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Legislature, Olympia.
Identifiers: WASHINGTON