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ERIC Number: ED387193
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Community Colleges and Proprietary Schools: Conflict or Convergence? New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 91.
Clowes, Darrel A., Ed.; Hawthorne, Elizabeth M., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n91 Fall 1995
This volume describes characteristics of proprietary schools, or for-profit schools that focus primarily on career and technical education, and explores similarities, differences, and points of linkage between proprietary schools and community colleges. The following articles are included: (1) "Community Colleges and Proprietary Schools: Conflict or Convergence?" by Darrel A. Clowes; (2) "Changes in Mission, Governance, and Funding of Proprietary Postsecondary Institutions," by Jon A. Hittman; (3) "The Story Behind Proprietary Schools in the United States," by Craig A. Honick; (4) "Curriculum as a Path to Convergence," by Cheryl Hyslop and Michael H. Parsons; (5) "Who Are the Students at Community Colleges and Proprietary Schools?" by Xing David Cheng and Bernard H. Levin; (6)"Ties That Bind: Default, Accreditation, and Articulation," by Carolyn Prager; (7) "The Illusion of Convergence: Federal Student Aid Policy in Community Colleges and Proprietary Schools," by Richard W. Moore; (8) "State Oversight of the Proprietary Sector," by Bruce N. Chaloux; and (9) "Proprietary Schools and Community Colleges: The Next Chapter," by Elizabeth M. Hawthorne. Data tables supplementary to the report by Cheng and Levin have been appended. (KP)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), College Curriculum, College Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development, Differences, Educational Trends, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Institutional Role, Proprietary Schools, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.