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CCRC in the News

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Uncluttering the Pathway to the Diploma

The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights findings from a new report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement; in the article, Judith Scott-Clayton and Davis Jenkins discuss the importance of program structure for student progress.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
Letter: Redefine Full-Time as 15 Credits

A letter in the Kokomo Tribune from Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers and Complete College America President Stan Jones supports Indiana's "15 to Finish" campaign, citing evidence from a recent CCRC report.

SEPTEMBER 07, 2014
60 Divided by 12 Equals...

Inside Higher Ed blogger Matt Reed responds to a recent CCRC report on strategies community colleges are using to encourage students to enroll in 15 credits per semester.

AUGUST 28, 2014
Community College District Tries Full Slate of Innovations, All at Once

In a PBS Newshour story on Rio Salado Community College in Arizona, Davis Jenkins discusses the college's push to improve student outcomes through an early alert system, and its impressive online outcomes.

AUGUST 27, 2014
Making the Most of Advising and Planning Technologies

In a blog post for the AACC 21st Century Center, Melinda Mechur Karp writes about how Integrated Planning and Advising Services (IPAS) can be implemented and adopted to help colleges achieve their larger goals.

AUGUST 25, 2014
Why Is Florida Ending Remedial Education for College Students?

In the National Journal, Thomas Bailey discusses the dearth of research evidence showing that developmental education has positive outcomes on student learning and graduation rates.

AUGUST 21, 2014
Workshops Work

In Inside Higher Ed, Nikki Edgecombe comments on a CUNY study that found students assigned to college-level statistics with a weekly workshop performed better than students assigned to remedial algebra, with or without a workshop.

AUGUST 20, 2014
Civitas Learning National Advisory Board Brings Deep Expertise in Technology, Analytics and Student Success Research

Davis Jenkins has joined the national advisory board for Civitas Learning, a company using predictive analytics technology to support student learning, persistence, and graduation.

AUGUST 18, 2014
MCCC President Pursues Efficiency, Quality and Innovation in White House Summit

The Mercury News highlights Karen Stout's work as president of Montgomery County Community College—in particular, her participation in the August 12 White House conference on remedial education and her leadership of student success initiatives at MCCC.

AUGUST 14, 2014
White House Focuses on Developmental Education

An article in the Community College Daily describes recent efforts by the administration to promote college success, including the August 12 White House summit on college readiness.

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