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ERIC Number: EJ897807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-1068-610X
Peer Grouping: The Refinement of Performance Indicators
Hom, Willard
Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, v16 n1 p45-51 Fall 2008
Community colleges operate under much scrutiny these days, and these institutions have experienced a growing emphasis on performance indicators as paths to institutional accountability. California's system of 109 community colleges recently developed and implemented an innovative accountability program that used peer group comparison as one of its elements. This article describes California's use of peer grouping in terms of its development, mechanics, and implications for the future. (Contains 2 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California