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Title:  Community Colleges: Special Supplement to The 2008 Condition of Education
Description: This Special Supplement to The Condition of Education 2008 provides a descriptive profile of community colleges in the United States, examines the characteristics of students who entered community college directly from high school, and looks at rates of postsecondary persistence and attainment among community college students in general. It also compares the characteristics of these institutions and of the students who enroll in them with those of public and private 4-year colleges and universities.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: August 2008
Web Release: August 20, 2008
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2008033
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Stephen Provasnik and Michael Planty
Type of Product: Compendium
Survey/Program Areas: Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS)
Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Compendium, please contact:
Susan L. Aud.
 
 
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