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Bush, V. Barbara – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of key informants about the processes of institutional change and collaboration involved in the development of three early college high schools (ECHS)s over a 4-year period. The 15 study participants were members of early college high school councils and included high school principals,…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Partnerships in Education
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McCarron, Karen B.; Burstein, Alan N. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Mathematics has long served as a prerequisite to introductory financial accounting in the 4-year college business curriculum. However, 2-year colleges have been slower to adopt math as a prerequisite. Its usefulness in relation to achieving successful completion of accounting has not been demonstrated at either a 2-year or 4-year college. Using…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Prerequisites, Introductory Courses, Accounting
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Kruse, Tracy; Starobin, Soko S.; Chen, Yu; Baul, Tushi; Santos Laanan, Frankie – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
This quantitative study examined how social capital and finances influenced community college students' intent to transfer to a four-year institution within STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. Focusing on the community college students enrolled in a rural midwestern state, the authors employed a structural equation modeling…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Social Capital, Educational Finance, Two Year College Students