Community Colleges: Policy in the Future Context


With the federal government's emphasis on workforce development, U.S. community colleges have become important entities in the national policy agenda and have taken on renewed importance to states. This book provides a critical analysis of various federal, state, and institutional policies affecting community colleges at the start of the 21st century. Addressed to anyone interested in the future of the community college, the book examines the national historical and cultural policy context affecting community colleges, including federal policies, state governance structures, and the impact of globalization. At the state level.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Arthur M. Cohen
  • Cheryl D. Lovell
  • Richard C. Richardson Jr.
  • Gerardo E. De Los Santos
  • Frankie Santos Laanan
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2001


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