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ERIC Number: ED434711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Gateways to Democracy: Six Urban Community College Systems. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 107. The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series.
Bowen, Raymond C., Ed.; Muller, Gilbert H., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n107 Fall 1999
This volume of New Directions for Community Colleges features case studies of six prototypical urban community college systems and the challenges they face. The chapters provide guides for those interested in the unique mission of urban institutions: (1) "Urban America and the Community College Imperative: The Importance of Open Access and Opportunity" (Joshua L. Smith and Fayyaz A. Vellani.); (2) "Miami-Dade Community College: Forging New Urban Partnerships" (Eduardo J. Padron and Theodore Levitt); (3) "CUNY's Community Colleges: Democratic Education on Trial" (Joanne Reitano); (4) "Seattle Community Colleges: Centered on the Urban Student" (Julie Yearsley Hungar); (5) "The Los Angeles Community Colleges: Pathways to Urban Change" (Jack Fujimoto); (6) "Profiles in Urban Challenges: Confronting Maricopa's Social and Economic Agenda" (Paul A. Elsner); (7) "Baltimore County: A College and Community in Transition" (Irving Pressley McPhail and Ronald C. Heacock); and (8) "Sources and Information About Urban Community Colleges" (Dana Scott Peterman and Carol A. Kozeracki).
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educationally Disadvantaged, Futures (of Society), Minority Groups, Role of Education, School Community Relationship, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Urban Education, Urban Schools
Jossey-Bass Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, California 94104-1342. (subscriptions: $60 individuals, $107 institutions.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.