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ERIC Number: ED324084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Pages: 59
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
AB 1725: A Comprehensive Analysis.
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Board of Governors.
A summary and analysis is provided of California Assembly Bill (AB) 1725, a reform bill that provides new direction and support for the state's community colleges. The analysis addresses each of the eight sections of the bill: (1) mission, highlighting reforms related to mission statements, transfer core curriculum, remedial limits, articulation of vocational programs, and a feasibility study of "interdisciplinary colleges"; (2) governance, including state and local board functions, the state Board of Governors' responsibility for legislative reviews, oversight of Board regulations, Board composition, and the academic senates; (3) finance, including information on the extension of the current funding mechanism, program-based funding, a transitional funding mechanism, and full-/part-time faculty ratios; (4) new programs and services, including staff development programs, an expanded Fund for Instructional Improvement, Career Resource and Placement Centers, and the dissemination of economic information to local districts; (5) affirmative action, including compliance and accountability regulations, a systemwide affirmative action plan, and the creation of a Faculty and Staff Diversity Fund; (6) employment policies, including a repeal of credentials, minimum faculty qualifications, local hiring criteria, administrator employment, employee evaluation, tenure reforms, collective bargaining, and a pilot option-rollover contract; (7) a new comprehensive educational and fiscal accountability system; and (8) operability and trigger mechanisms, AB 1725 appropriations, and the funding of AB 1725 reforms. An appendix charts responsibilities for AB 1725 implementation. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Board of Governors.
Identifiers - Location: California