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CCRC in the News

OCTOBER 24, 2016
Student Debt May Be Contributing to Racial Inequality

Bloomberg looks at Judith Scott-Clayton's new research into racial gaps in student loan debt and questions whether debt pays off for Black students.

OCTOBER 21, 2016
Growing Racial Disparities in Student Debt

Graduate enrollment is a worthwhile investment but comes with more financial risk for Black students, writes Inside Higher Ed in a story about new research by Judith Scott-Clayton.

OCTOBER 21, 2016
Black College Students Graduate With More Debt Than White Peers—and Then the Gap Triples

Mic writes about Judith Scott-Clayton's new research into large Black/White gaps in student loan debt, which was published by Brookings.

OCTOBER 20, 2016
Black College Grads Owe Nearly Twice as Much Student Debt as Whites Four Years Out

The Wall Street Journal looks at the differences in student debt by race four years after college revealed in Judith Scott-Clayton's new study for Brookings.

OCTOBER 20, 2016
Recent Black College Graduates Owe Nearly $25,000 More Than White Grads

MarketWatch covers Judith Scott-Clayton's new research for Brookings on the growth in racial gaps in student debt and their origins, which stem partly from higher enrollment in for-profit graduate schools among Black bachelor's degree holders.

OCTOBER 17, 2016
New Evidence on Performance-Based Funding; Equity Measures Needed to Avoid Admissions Restrictions and Other Pitfalls for Low-Income Students

A blog post for the Center for Law and Social Policy highlights the potential unintended consequences of performance funding policies outlined in the new CCRC book Performance Funding for Higher Education.

OCTOBER 11, 2016
Limiting Choice?

Davis Jenkins talks about the advantages of transfer agreements between two- and four-year colleges in this story in Inside Higher Ed that looks at an exclusive agreement in New Jersey.

OCTOBER 11, 2016
An Innovative Program Guides Former Gang Members From Prison to Promise

The Chronicle of Higher Education writes about a program that provides intensive supports to former inmates seeking a college education, who, according to Melinda Mechur Karp, can face daunting obstacles.

OCTOBER 06, 2016
Experts: Performance Funding for Higher Ed Yielding Mixed Results

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education explores CCRC research on performance funding in a story on the new book Performance Funding for Higher Education by Kevin Dougherty and his team.

OCTOBER 06, 2016
Does Performance Funding Work?

Kevin Dougherty and his team write about what they learned in years of studying performance funding programs in this op-ed about their new book, Performance Funding for Higher Education.

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