Do community colleges respond to local needs? : evidence from California [E-Book] / Duane E. Leigh, Andrew M. Gill.
Leigh, Duane E.
Gill, Andrew M.
Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2007
xi, 219 pages
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Development of the California community college system
  • Studies of the effect of community colleges on educational attainment
  • Studies of community colleges' responsiveness to changes in employer skill requirements
  • Responsiveness to the educational needs of immigrants by broad categories of race or ethnicity
  • Responsiveness to the education needs of immigrants by narrowly defined ethnic categories
  • Community colleges' responsiveness to local labor market demand
  • Summary and policy implications
  • Appendix A: data sources
  • References.