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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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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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Vineyard, Edwin E. – Community College Review, 1979
Presents the views of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges' Task Force on Rural Community Colleges in the areas of equal opportunity for the small, rural college, financing, accreditation, federal and state constraints, and the lack of literature and research relating to rural community colleges. A bibliography is included.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Community Colleges, Financial Support
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Rifkin, Tronie; McKinney, Kristen – Community College Review, 1996
Discusses the financial needs of community college students. Focuses on the types of aid they currently receive, problems surrounding financial aid for community college students, and alternative ways in which community college leaders can help alleviate the gap between costs and aid for their students. (34 citations) (AJL)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Educational Strategies, Financial Needs
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Ignash, Jan M. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study examining the degree to which state educational policies, state funding, and local policies dictate English-as-a-Second-Language programming. Cites four policy and funding variables that had a major influence on programs offered. Reviews four curricular designs found in the study and provides recommendations based on findings.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Design, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Henry, Thomas C. – Community College Review, 2000
Describes the comparator-based funding model currently used in eight states for financing community colleges. Reviews the main features of the model and recommends the application of a new comparator-based funding framework that represents still another step to building a more accountable approach to funding community colleges in the state system.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Policy, Financial Support
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Bragg, Debra D.; Layton, James D. – Community College Review, 1995
Describes a study examining the impact of the Tech Prep Education Act on the initial implementation of federally supported Tech Prep Initiatives. Based on telephone survey responses from all 50 state Tech Prep leaders, reviews findings concerning the funding of Tech Prep consortia, state and local administrative structures, policies and goals, and…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Administrative Organization, Community Colleges, Consortia
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Hlavna, Deborah P. – Community College Review, 1992
Uses human capital theory to support the role of community colleges in economic development, indicating that improving job skills and preparing students for employment are economic development activities and within the college mission. Firm-specific training should not be college subsidized unless part of an economic development strategy. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Economic Development, Financial Support
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1993
Reviews the literature on trends in community college finance, focusing on trends in support patterns, expenditures, state funding, tuition, student loans and default rates, adult education funding, federal support, and comparable practices in other nations. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Foreign Countries
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Garrett, Rick L. – Community College Review, 1993
Profiles state community college systems in terms of type of governing board, percentage of state versus local funding, number of institutions, and years in existence. Examines relationship of these traits to degree of centralization of governance structures. Finds systems with more than 50% state funding tending toward centralized governance…
Descriptors: Centralization, College Administration, Community Colleges, Correlation
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