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Cuellar, Marcela G.; Gándara, Patricia – Community College Review, 2021
Objective/Research Question: The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which programs offering community college baccalaureates (CCBs) address access and equity for underrepresented racial minorities (URMs). The study first aimed to understand how administrators described the purpose of CCBs with regard to advancing equity for URMs.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Group Students
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Cohen, Arthur M. – Community College Review, 1977
Community colleges should not try to overturn the class structure of American society. Their universal obligation is not to be social revolutionaries, community modifiers, educational agency brokers, or the purveyors of certificates of ever-lower value that give people the illusion that they have learned. It is to teach. (Author)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Benefits, Equal Education
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Kastner, Harold H., Jr. – Community College Review, 1977
Presents a discussion of community college education as an economic investment and the results of a recent study showing that, in 1974 dollars, (1) taxpayers receive an annually compounded rate of return on their community college investment of 12.11 percent for males and 11.34 percent for females, and (2) rates accruing to graduates are 5.6…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Community Benefits, Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness
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Shearon, Ronald W. – Community College Review, 1989
Reviews the major contentions of Brint and Karabel's study of the growth and transformation of the American junior college from 1900 to 1985. While recognizing the scholarly contributions of the book, identifies questions that it does not consider and contests a number of conclusions. (DMM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Attainment