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Hu, Xiaodan – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: This study examines whether Louisiana's performance-based funding (PBF) implementation in 2011 impacts various academic outcomes at community colleges, and whether the impact varies for institutions with higher proportions of underrepresented students. Method: Using institutional-level panel data between 2006 and 2016, I employ…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Performance Based Assessment, Educational Finance, Disproportionate Representation
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Li, Amy Y.; Gándara, Denisa; Assalone, Amanda – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: We investigate whether performance funding--an increasingly prevalent state policy that allocates appropriations based on outcomes that prioritize retention and completion--places minority-serving institutions (MSIs) at a financial disadvantage due to these institutions serving a greater proportion of historically underrepresented…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Minority Group Students, Funding Formulas
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Levin, John S.; Martin, Marie C.; López Damián, Ariadna Isabel; Hoggatt, Michael J. – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: With both policy pressures from state governments, including states' funding behaviors, and the logic of the institution deeply ingrained over decades, community colleges face considerable challenge in reconciling conflicting values and requirements. Yet, as organizations they adapt to survive, and outcomes of adaptation may lead to an…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Policy, State Policy, Educational Change
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Li, Amy Y.; Kennedy, Alec I. – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: Performance funding (PF) policies allocate a portion of state funding to colleges based on student outcomes. This study is the first to account for policy type and design differences, and explores the impact of performance funding on three levels of credential completions: short-term certificates, medium-term certificates, and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Policy, Community Colleges, State Aid
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Mendoza, Pilar; Mendez, Jesse P.; Malcolm, Zaria – Community College Review, 2009
Using a longitudinal, state-wide dataset, this study assessed the effect of financial aid on the persistence of full-time students in associate's degree programs at the Oklahoma community colleges. Three financial-aid sources were examined: the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program (OHLAP), Pell grants, and Stafford loans. Results indicate that…
Descriptors: State Aid, Student Financial Aid, Grants, Federal Aid
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Brossman, Sidney W. – Community College Review, 1974
Author pointed out a few facts describing the financial conditions and problems under which the state's community colleges are operating. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Enrollment Projections
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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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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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Johnston, J. Richard – Community College Review, 1977
Competition for public revenues will force colleges to establish priorities regarding social roles, curriculum, students, kinds of community service, tuition, and financial policies. Struggle to control policy by faculty, administration, local and state agencies is discussed. (RT)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Benefits
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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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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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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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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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Fonte, Richard W. – Community College Review, 1993
Describes a national study of the relationship between the level of state-level financial regulation and control and the local community orientation of two-year institutions. Suggests that some fiscal regulatory policies hamper close cooperation between local institutions and businesses. (MAB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Government School Relationship, School Business Relationship
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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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