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CCRC in the News

APRIL 16, 2014
States Keep Eye on Tenn. Free Community College Plan

In USA Today, Thomas Bailey discusses what Tennessee's plan to offer free community college could mean for the state's enrollment and graduation rates, emphasizing the importance of providing students with counseling and transfer services.

APRIL 14, 2014
Colleges Seek to Improve Remedial Programs

CCRC's research on developmental education is spotlighted in a U.S. News and World Report article. Thomas Bailey discusses the extent of remedial need among community college students.

APRIL 11, 2014
Minority Students Should Weigh Pros, Cons of Online Education

The U.S. News and World Report explores perspectives on online learning for minority students. In the article, Shanna Smith Jaggars discusses the importance of support and guidance for these students, who are often the first in their families to attend college.

APRIL 09, 2014
Six Years for High School? Why Two Extra Years Is Catching On

In a PBS Newshour story on a six-year early college high school in New York, Melinda Mechur Karp comments on the value of exposing high school students to college expectations.

MARCH 31, 2014
High Schoolers in College

In a University Business article on dual enrollment, Melinda Mechur Karp discusses its role in increasing college access and the need to provide high school students with support as they take on college courses.

MARCH 28, 2014
Colleges, Universities Work to Smooth Transfer Pathways

Davis Jenkins discusses why it is so important for community colleges to help their students transfer in this Community College Daily article.

MARCH 25, 2014
Community Colleges in Connecticut Experiment With Remedial Classes

This fall, Connecticut community colleges will drastically shorten the amount of time students spend in remediation. Susan Bickerstaff discusses the range of new approaches to remediation in various states in a WNPR story.

MARCH 25, 2014
Just Do It?

Inside Higher Ed blogger Matt Reed praises a presentation by Nikki Edgecombe and Susan Bickerstaff (available online) for its practical look at the costs of implementing a new developmental math sequence.

MARCH 19, 2014
States Propose Free Tuition to Community College

In the Epoch Times, Davis Jenkins weighs in on whether Tennessee's plan to offer free tuition at community colleges would increase student success.

MARCH 17, 2014
Remedial Educators Contest Reformers' "Rhetoric of Failure"

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Thomas Bailey argues that while college completion rates for students who begin in remediation are low, the research evidence does not justify eliminating developmental education altogether.

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