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Meyer, Stephen J.; Randel, Bruce – Community College Review, 2013
This article reports findings from an impact study of a 2-year postsecondary academic program offered in state prisons. Outcomes examined for participants during their 1st year of participation include performance on a standardized test of critical thinking skills, credit acquisition, achievement motivation, educational aspirations, personal…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Correctional Education
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Wyman, Frank J. – Community College Review, 1997
Analyzes first-year retention rates for the 16 colleges of the South Carolina Technical College System, focusing on first-time freshmen enrolling full-time during the fall 1990 and 1991 semesters. Reveals that regional employment and the ratio of instructional and support expenditures per student to regional income per job are the most predictive…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Freshmen, Community Colleges, Expenditure per Student
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Wallin, Desna L. – Community College Review, 2002
Reports the results of a professional development needs survey of the technical and community college presidents in three states: North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Findings demonstrate remarkable similarities in the concerns, needs, and limitations of presidents and include significant implications for technical and community college…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Leadership