|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 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.