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Defending the Community College Equity Agenda

Conference: American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention
Date and Time: April 15, 2007 8:45 AM–9:45 AM
Location: Tampa Convention Center, Room 18 & 19


This session provided both a research and practical basis for defining and dealing with the issues of equity in community colleges. The panel featured major findings from CCRC's recent national field study concerning equity, as published in CCRC's new book, Defending the Community College Equity Agenda. New studies on community college effectiveness that have been funded as part of the Achieving the Dream initiative were also presented. Queensborough Community College's president detailed how QCC deals with college equity issues on a practical basis.

Associated Papers


Thomas Bailey
Community College Research Center
James Jacobs
Macomb Community College
Eduardo Marti
Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges, CUNY
Vanessa Smith Morest
Research Affiliate
Community College Research Center

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