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Baber, Lorenzo DuBois – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: Despite significant attention from federal and state policy makers, postsecondary completion rates in the United States remain stratified across race and socioeconomic background. This study examines a community-based college readiness program for underrepresented students from low-resource neighborhoods in Chicago, Illinois. Method:…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Transitional Programs
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Colburn, George; Shellenbarger, Suzanne – Community College Review, 1975
Although many factors discourage the movement to build a community college on Chicago's wealthy North Shore, a few leaders with political clout won state sanction for such an institution. A flaw in the state law denies the area's citizens a referendum on the issue, but corrective legislation is now pending. (NHM)
Descriptors: Advantaged, Campus Planning, Community Leaders, Political Issues