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Treloar, Linda L. – Community College Review, 1999
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 form the basis for this discussion of students with disabilities and the role played by community college faculty in promoting their success. Practices that ensure receptive classroom environments are defined with examples. Contains 21 references. (TGO)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Classroom Environment, College Role, Community Colleges
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Pierce, David R.; Green, Martha Lou – Community College Review, 1992
Urges community colleges to embrace community-based programing and accept the challenge of bringing diverse people together to work for the good of the larger community. (DMM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Role, Community Colleges, School Community Relationship
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Luna, Gaye – Community College Review, 1989
Reviews legislation and court decisions advancing wage and job equity for minorities and women in academic settings. Discusses provisions of the Equal Pay Act and Title VII, legal precedents for pay equity, and recent court decisions supporting voluntary affirmative action plans. (DMM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation
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Zachary, Louis L. – Community College Review, 1981
Describes the methodology and findings of a study of the values and attitudes of community college personnel concerning affirmative action. Points to poor hiring records in rural areas, need for human relations training, negative attitudes among vocational personnel, sex bias, perceptions of racism, and high self-perceived liberality. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrators, Affirmative Action, College Faculty
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West, David – Community College Review, 1978
Introduces a plan which combines affirmative action and cooperative education as an approach to reaching the disadvantaged student. This plan centers around cooperative work experiences and emphasizes articulation with four-year institutions, and will give students a chance at upward mobility and new job opportunities. (TP)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs