ERIC Number: ED452932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Perkins Core Performance Measures: Results and Targets, 1999-2000.
McHewitt, Earl R.; Taylor, Garry
This document describes the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Core Indicators for the Perkins III Core Performance Standards and Measures. Core indicators and measures include: (1) student attainment, measured by academic and technical skills; (2) completion, measured by graduation rate; (3) placement and persistence, measured by placement, employment, further study, and retention; and (4) equity in program enrollment and completion, measured by representation of minorities and females in enrollment and graduate population. Performance levels and targets are given for each measure, and fall 1999 enrollments and grades, 1999-2000 graduate numbers, and 1997 numbers for the fall entering cohort are given for each college in the VCCS. Data highlights include: (1) at Blue Ridge Community College, 84% of technical majors successfully completed an academic skills course; (2) at Central Virginia Community College, 84% of technical majors successfully completed a technical skills course; (3) at Danville Community College, 33% of first-time, full-time, occupational-technical freshmen completed a program within 150% of the program length; and (4) at Piedmont Virginia Community College, 81% of technical graduates were employed or enrolled in college within 6-12 months following graduation. (JA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Institutional Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.so.cc.va.us/vccsasr/Research/index.html.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.