ERIC Number: EJ549452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Virginia Community College System: Three Decades of Educational Service.
Bassett, Max L.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v21 n4 p403-14 Jun 1997
Describes the development of the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), stressing the similarities between the system's goals and Thomas Jefferson's views on public education in a democratic society. Reviews five major VCCS initiatives of the 1990s: improving transfer, reducing program length, implementing information technology, ensuring teaching quality, and contributing to economic development. (AJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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