ERIC Number: ED025234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
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Current Planning for the Development of Public Junior Colleges in the United States.
Munns, Earle Dee
This report of 38 studies from 22 states includes the analysis and synthesis of statements of policy and program scop", conclusions and recommendations, needs for services, criteria for establishing new junior colleges, and procedures for improving state-wide coordination. Twelve conclusions are presented regarding the role of junior colleges in America today. Recommendations are: (1) define roles and relations among all post-secondary educational institutions, (2) establish state-wide systems to coordinate junior colleges, (3) assure universal open-door policies, (4) establish state-wide systems to coordinate all higher education, (5) generate criteria for the establishment of future junior colleges, (6) establish interinstitutional coordination of all post-secondary education, (7) diversify junior college programs to all students, and (8) study use of state-wide advisory boards. The author also recommends guidelines for future development of public post-secondary education, such as (1) discovery of areas not yet covered by public policy, (2) increase in overall support, (3) expansion of facilities, (4) increase in state support of junior colleges, (5) coordination of higher education, (6) setting up state agencies for continuous study of public needs, (7) possible tuition charges, and (8) appropriate laws. (RM)
Descriptors: Coordination, Doctoral Dissertations, National Surveys, State Action, Two Year Colleges
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Authoring Institution: Colorado Univ., Boulder. School of Education.