CCRC's annual newsletter features a director's column in which CCRC Director Thomas Bailey highlights salient issues from CCRC's recent research. Each edition also contains updates on CCRC research, publications, and presentations at major conferences.
In the 2017 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses how CAPSEE research has contributed to the understanding of the value of investing in a college education.
In the 2016 newsletter, CCRC Director Thomas Bailey writes about the growth and influence of the guided pathways model.
In the 2015 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey argues for comprehensive reform using a guided pathways approach.
In the 2014 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey argues that comprehensive reform has the potential to move the needle on college completion.
In the 2013 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses CCRC’s recent research on online education and nonacademic skills and argues that to maximize the potential of online learning, community colleges need to bolster supports for students and instructors.
In the 2012 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses CCRC’s research on developmental assessment and placement and how colleges might more effectively assess incoming students.
In the 2011 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses what we have learned about effective practices in community college from CCRC’s Assessment of Evidence Series.
In the 2010 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey reviews CCRC's accomplishments since its founding in 1996.
In the 2009 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses CCRC research that tracked the enrollment and progression of community college students into and through remediation, and outlines directions for reform.
In the 2008 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey reviews CCRC's research on dual enrollment and discusses findings that suggest participation in dual enrollment and career-technical dual enrollment is associated with a range of positive postsecondary outcomes.
In the 2007 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey argues that in order to improve, community colleges need to make better use of student data. He discusses CCRC's involvement in two national initiatives that emphasize the use of data to inform institutional decision making.
In the 2006 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses how attention to the postsecondary achievement of community college students has grown over the past 10 years and how that attention represents a shift from an exclusive focus on access and equity.
In the 2005 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses CCRC's research on the achievement and outcomes of underrepresented students at community colleges.
In the 2004 newsletter, Director Thomas Bailey discusses CCRC’s analyses of national survey data to identify demographic and educational characteristics of community college students, assess community college student outcomes, and determine the economic benefits of a community college education.