|JULY 21, 2014|
|Why College Remediation Needs to Be Overhauled|
CCRC's research on entry assessment and placement, the effectiveness of remedial courses, and promising alternatives to traditional developmental courses features prominently in a Washington Post op-ed.
|JULY 16, 2014|
|New Places for a Bachelor's Degree in South Jersey: Community Colleges|
In a philly.com article, Davis Jenkins describes the advantages of partnerships between two- and four-year colleges that allow students to earn a bachelor's degree at a community college campus.
|JULY 14, 2014|
|Job-Training Programs Make Remediation Relevant|
The Chronicle of Higher Education provides an in-depth look at Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) programs, which teach academic skills and job training at the same time. Davis Jenkins is quoted in the article.
|JULY 09, 2014|
|Why We Should Cut the Federal Financial Aid Form from 130 Questions to 2|
A Business Insider article on the benefits of simplifying the FAFSA cites research by Susan Dynarski and Judith Scott-Clayton.
|JULY 02, 2014|
|Know a Problem to Fix It|
In Inside Higher Ed, Thomas Bailey discusses a new report from the Education Commission of the States that proposes a national framework for measuring and reporting on remedial education.
|JUNE 27, 2014|
An Inside Higher Ed article on new advising technologies cites CCRC's research on Integrated Planning and Advising Services (IPAS) and quotes Melinda Mechur Karp on the potential of such technologies to improve student outcomes.
|JUNE 24, 2014|
|Reducing Complexity for Students: A Tool to Help Colleges Implement Low-Cost Solutions|
In a blog post for the College and Career Readiness and Success Center, Shanna Smith Jaggars and Jeffrey Fletcher discuss how CCRC's practitioner packet on simplifying complexity in the student experience can help colleges devise ways to improve the academic decision-making process for students.
|JUNE 20, 2014|
|There Is a Simpler Way for Students to Apply for Financial Aid|
In a New York Times op-ed, Susan Dynarski and Judith Scott-Clayton argue that simplifying the FAFSA, as proposed by Senators Lamar Alexander and Michael Bennet, would improve college access for low-income students.
|JUNE 18, 2014|
|Report Finds Low Graduation Rates, but High Federal Aid|
Judith Scott-Clayton discusses the low graduation rates at for-profit colleges in the Marketplace Morning Report.
|JUNE 18, 2014|
|An Answer on a Postcard|
An op-ed in the New York Times by Senators Lamar Alexander and Michael Bennet discusses a proposed bill that would shorten the FAFSA to from 108 questions to two questions, citing research by Susan Dynarski and Judith Scott-Clayton.