ERIC Number: EJ439914
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Strategic Alignment of Community Colleges and State Economic Policy.
Melville, John G.; Chmura, Thomas J.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n75 p7-15 Fall 1991
Reviews approaches taken by Oregon, Arizona, Illinois, Ohio, South Carolina, North Carolina, and California to incorporate community college systems into statewide economic development strategies. Approaches focus on small business assistance; anticipation of community needs; incentives for innovation; technology transfer; comprehensive flexibility; collaboration; and use of intermediary organizations as catalysts. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Economic Development, Labor Force Development, School Business Relationship, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Two Year Colleges
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