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ERIC Number: ED387193
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 115
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-9936-9
ISSN: ISSN-0194-3081
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)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.