Shanna Smith Jaggars spoke on a panel at The Economist’s 2015 Higher Education Forum that addressed the future of alternative credentialing.
Judith Scott-Clayton spoke at the Senate HELP committee's hearing on college affordability on June 3, and made recommendations to reduce complexity in the federal aid application and loan repayment processes.
The book, authored by Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Davis Jenkins, argues that to improve transfer and completion rates, community colleges must fundamentally rethink how they operate.
W. Norton Grubb, who died on January 15, 2015, was an influential scholar in the community college field and a dear friend of many at CCRC.
On January 9, the president announced a plan that would allow up to 9 million students each year to receive free community college tuition.