ERIC Number: ED470461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Recent State Policies/Activities: Community Colleges.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This document is a summary, collected from StateNet, Lexis-Nexis, state Web sites, and state newsletters. The summary includes educational policies enacted throughout the country since 1999. StateNet and Lexis-Nexis descriptions reflect the content of bills as introduced, and may not reflect changes made during the legislative process. Highlights of the report include: (1) Mississippi signed into law an act to delineate the duties of the president and board of trustees of community or junior colleges; (2) Iowa signed into law an act that eliminates licensure of community college faculty and instead requires each college to develop a plan for hiring and developing qualified faculty; (3) California signed into law an act that establishes the Equal Employment Opportunity Fund, designed to promote equal employment opportunities in hiring and promotion; (4) Idaho signed into law an amendment that provides that tuition at community colleges may be increased by increments of not more than 10% per annum, to a maximum of $1,250 per annum; and (5) Oregon signed into law an act that creates College Opportunity Board, provides for the board's membership, and directs the board to oversee and adopt rules for the Department of State Higher Education, Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, and Department of Student Assistance. (NB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.