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Herring, W. Dallas – Community College Review, 1974
Author offered a few conditions which he thought ought to exist and which might help aid the making of a consistent national policy in education. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Government Role
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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.; Smutz, Wayne D. – Community College Review, 1980
Reviews the political context of the changes that have taken place in the relationship between state government and higher education. Examines the impact of these changes on post-secondary education and identifies the implications of particular importance to community colleges. (AYC)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, Government Role, Government School Relationship
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Garrett, Rick L. – Community College Review, 1992
Assesses the extent of centralization of state governance structures for community colleges in 45 states, offering a rank ordering of states and a tally of the number of highly decentralized (3), decentralized (10), moderately decentralized (11), moderately centralized (5), centralized (13), and highly centralized (2) state systems. (DMM)
Descriptors: Centralization, Community Colleges, Governance, Governing Boards
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Pedersen, Robert – Community College Review, 1987
Documents the history of broad-based, state- and local-level opposition to the development of public junior colleges in the early 1900's. Examines ways that states were able to frustrate the establishment of local junior colleges, and points to the uncertainty and instability of their support through the 1940's. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Taylor, Terry – Community College Review, 1985
Explores trends in the state role in community college funding and college responses to those trends, underscoring the need for an improved funding formula model. Identifies specific goals and components of such a model, covering areas including governance, budgeting standards, tuition pricing, community education, and state and institutional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Government Role