ERIC Number: ED312972
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
State Oversight of Postsecondary Education. Three Reports on California's Licensure of Private Institutions and Reliance on Non-Governmental Accreditation. Commission Report 89-21.
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Three reports on the state's licensure of private institutions and reliance on non-governmental accreditation are presented. They include: (1) Recommendations for Revising the Private Postsecondary Education Act of 1977 (the Private Postsecondary Education enterprise, findings of the California Postsecondary Education Commission's two previous reports, and a policy framework for state oversight of private postsecondary education); (2) The State's Reliance on Non-Governmental Accreditation (findings and policy guidelines, impetus for the study, nature and limitations of accreditation, state reliance on accreditation, and state oversight and non-governmental accreditation); and (3) Protecting the Integrity of California Degrees: The Role of California's Postsecondary Education Act of 1977 in Educational Quality Control (findings, origins of today's law, importance of the law, and implementation of the law). Tables are included. Contains 68 references. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Public Policy, Quality Control, State Action, State Legislation, State Standards, Statewide Planning
Publications Office, California Postsecondary Education Commission, Third Floor, 1020 Twelfth Street, Sacramento, CA 95814-3985 (free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California