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California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1977
This report presents the findings and conclusions of the Commission's review of proposals for new campuses brought by four community college districts in Orange County, California. Unlike the usual procedure, these proposals were considered together to allow the Commission to assume its larger role of commenting on major issues in postsecondary…
Descriptors: Campus Planning, College Planning, Community Colleges, Demography
THOMSON, JACK – 1965
A COMPLETE PROPERTY APPRAISAL SERVES AS A BASIS FOR CONTROL, INSURANCE AND VALUE ESTIMATE. A PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL FIRM SHOULD PERFORM THIS FUNCTION BECAUSE (1) IT IS FAMILIAR WITH PROPER METHODS, (2) IT CAN PREPARE THE REPORT WITH MINIMUM CONFUSION AND INTERRRUPTION OF THE COLLEGE OPERATION, (3) USE OF ITS PRICING LIBRARY REDUCES TIME NEEDED AND…
Descriptors: Property Accounting, Property Appraisal, Two Year Colleges
California Univ., Riverside. Western Regional School Desegregation Projects. – 1971
Contents of this series of reports include: (1) "Issues in Desegregation," emphasizing that equality of educational opportunity is a basic legal and societal requirement to which other concerns, such as neighborhood schools, achievement levels, or busing are extraneous; (2)"The impact of recent Supreme Court decisions on achieving…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Attitude Change, Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects
Gandara, Patricia, Ed.; Larson, Katherine; Mehan, Hugh; Rumberger, Russell – CLPP Policy Report, 1998
This paper reports on three projects in California that have attempted to stem the tide of Latino dropouts and increase the college-going rates of the Latino population. Each of these three programs has tested a set of strategies aimed at increasing the educational attainment of Latino students, who now make up the largest single ethnic group in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Bound Students, Dropout Prevention, Educational Attainment
Landini, Albert J. – 1972
This document is comprised of two reports, both dealing with methods for using census data. The first report discusses the Los Angeles Community College Data Project, undertaken at Los Angeles City College, in terms of its goals, organization, and procedures. The project was designed to: (1) provide the Los Angeles City Planning Department with a…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Demography
Footman, Gordon; And Others – 1976
In April 1976, 95 educational program evaluators were asked the question, "What do you think will be the relationship between the new collective bargaining law (SB160) and the operation and evaluation of A-127 (state and federally funded) education programs?" Working in small groups, participants accomplished the following: (1) They…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs
Mercer, Jane R. – 1976
The System of Multicultural Pluralistic Assessment (SOMPA) is designed for use in a culturally diverse society. The system was developed on 700 English-speaking caucasian children (hereafter called Anglos) from the anglo core culture, 700 black children, and 700 Latino Children (90 percent were of Mexican-American heritage) five through eleven…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Adolescents, Black Students, Cultural Pluralism
Pincus, John – 1977
This paper discusses the impact and implications of school finance equalization, focusing in particular on the Serrano case and its effect on school finance in California. The paper is organized in three main parts. Section 1 is an introductory section that discusses the major legal and practical implications of several court cases involving…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Policy
Trumbull, Elise; Rothstein-Fisch, Carrie; Greenfield, Patricia M. – 2000
This publication describes how teachers can begin to gain understanding of diverse students and families and their cultural values, behavioral standards, and social ideals. It presents specific examples of cross-cultural conflicts and illustrates strategies for resolving them. Data come from the Bridging Cultures action research project in…
Descriptors: Child Development, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Gamoran, Adam; Porter, Andrew C.; Smithson, John; White, Paula A. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1997
Data from 882 high school students in 48 mathematics classes demonstrate that student achievement is significantly lower in general-track classes than in college-preparatory classes, with achievement in transition classes (classes in California and New York bridging the gap between elementary and college-preparatory mathematics) falling between…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, College Preparation, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement
Hakuta, Kenji; Butler, Yuko Goto; Witt, Daria – 2000
This document discusses research findings related to the question of how long language minority students need special services such as English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) courses or bilingual education before they develop oral and academic English proficiency. It draws conclusions based on a study of four different school districts, two in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Policy
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