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Jain, Dimpal; Lucero, Iris; Bernal, Santiago; Herrera, Alfred; Solorzano, Daniel – Community College Review, 2017
Objective: This study examined the critical race pedagogy of the Summer Transfer Enrichment Program (STEP) over a 5-year span and how the curriculum and supplemental academic programming aided in the development of a positive transfer identity for its participants. Method: A mixed method convergent parallel design approach was used to collect…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Summer Programs, Enrichment
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Skari, Lisa Ann – Community College Review, 2014
Due to the decrease in public funding, community colleges are in a position where they need to generate private gifts. Alumni represent the largest untapped pool of prospective donors, and the success of alumni giving at 4-year institutions illustrates the potential that exists for community colleges. To develop effective fundraising strategies,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Alumni, Donors
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Mercer, Kerri Russo – Community College Review, 2009
The correctional population in the United States has increased dramatically in the past two decades and shows no sign of tapering off. In addition, the recidivism rates of those inmates who are released are high. Consequently, various constituencies have questioned how the number of inmates who return to the correctional population can be reduced.…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Postsecondary Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Mullin, Christopher M.; Honeyman, David S. – Community College Review, 2007
Community college funding formulas are tools utilized to substantiate the acquisition of funds and delineate the cost of education. This study develops a typology of community college funding formulas placing 48 states in three categories and five subcategories. (Contains 5 tables.)
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Classification, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
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Kenton, Carol Piper; Schuh, John H.; Huba, Mary E.; Shelley, Mack C., II – Community College Review, 2004
The extent to which community colleges in 10 Midwest states relied on 12 current funds revenue sources between 1990 and 2000 is presented in this study. Four models of funding were identified and evaluated. All models generated revenue in excess of the change in the Higher Education Price Index (HEPI), a measure of inflation over the period…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Income
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Zarkesh, Maryam; Beas, Allison Marcela – Community College Review, 2004
This review explores the context in which performance indicators and performance-based funding in community colleges have emerged as a means of measuring institutional effectiveness in community colleges. The article presents the history and context for performance indicators in community colleges and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of the…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Community Colleges, Financial Support, Accountability
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Harbour, Clifford P. – Community College Review, 2002
Discusses the impact of the 1999 North Carolina General Assembly House Bill 168, which mandated the implementation of performance-based funding for the state's 58 community colleges. States that a college's performance on six of the 12 measures determines its eligibility for supplemental allocation. Questions whether the new standards will affect…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, Capital, Community Colleges
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Nazari-Robati, Ali; Zucker, Jacob D. – Community College Review, 1981
Discusses the special funding problems of small/rural two-year colleges, whose main supporters are the state and private donors. Reviews funding options and models, various formulas, and criteria. Suggests the differentiated flat grant as a funding approach and that specific formula dimensions be determined legislatively. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Equalization Aid, Financial Problems
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Piland, William E.; Pierce, David – Community College Review, 1985
Reports on a study of the status of remedial education as perceived by state directors of community/junior colleges. Looks at findings related to definitions, mission, funding, coordination/administration, providers, and current status. Offers recommendations in each of these areas. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Definitions, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Finance
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Martorana, S. V.; Nespoli, Lawrence A. – Community College Review, 1978
The issue of adequate funding permeates all legislation reported by state directors as significantly affecting community colleges in 1976, as state legislatures are increasingly reluctant to meet funding needs. Related issues include reorganization of governance structures, statewide coordination, institutional growth, enrollment limitations,…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Community Colleges, Financial Problems, Financial Support
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Rivera, William M. – Community College Review, 1976
The adult basic education program has had little impact on reducing illiteracy among adults in the United States. Reasons include a bad funding formula, lack of measurable objectives, and curtailed federal project activity. (JDS)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Policy, Federal Aid
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Parker, James T. – Community College Review, 1979
Describes Office of Education directly funded and specialized programs for special adult populations, emphasizing projects for which community colleges can readily apply. Also lists programs funded through state departments of education. (JG)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Eligibility, Federal Aid
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Young, James H. – Community College Review, 1980
Underscores the importance of community college commitment to resource development, defines resource development and discusses the role and responsibilities of the development office, and suggests ways of strengthening the resource development function. (AYC)
Descriptors: College Administration, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Kastner, Harold H., Jr. – Community College Review, 1979
A differentiated fee structure, which varies with the status of the student, and the purpose of taking courses is proposed as a solution to the fiscal dilemma facing public community colleges. Postulates priorities for services and costs. (MB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Augenblick, John – Community College Review, 1979
Discusses the interdistrict inequities that exist in financing community colleges in California, Illinois, New Jersey, and Mississippi--four states in which districts contribute substantial revenues to local institutions. Links the problems of equity and adequacy that are intensified by increasing costs, declining enrollments, and the increase of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Problems, Financial Support
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