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CCRC in the News

JULY 19, 2016
Myth Busters: 15 to Finish and Today's Students

Hana Lahr presents CCRC's paper on the value of early momentum in college at Complete College America's 2016 Summer Policy Institute.

JULY 18, 2016
Lessons Learned About Guided Pathways

In an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed, CCRC's Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Davis Jenkins respond to an essay from Mike Rose about their book Redesigning America's Community Colleges. They discuss the difficulties in implementing guided pathways for institutions and in carrying out the reforms in a way that reaches the students who have the hardest time accessing education.

JULY 18, 2016
At Community Colleges, Parents Want Orientation, Too

Elisabeth Barnett speaks to The Philadelphia Inquirer about parent orientations at community colleges as a potential way to help students and boost completion rates.

JULY 13, 2016
Belonging and Believing: Transforming Remedial Math at Community Colleges

CCRC Director Thomas Bailey talks about the costs of remedial education to students in this post about math pathways on KQED's MindShift blog.

JULY 05, 2016
'Passport' for Transfer

Davis Jenkins discusses a new interstate college transfer network in this story in Inside Higher Ed.

JULY 04, 2016
For Students Taking Online Courses, a Completion Paradox

In a story in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Shanna Smith Jaggars discusses some of the possible reasons online courses help boost graduation rates even though students do worse in the courses.

JULY 01, 2016
Taking More Courses May Help Solve the College Debt Crisis

The Atlantic reports on a new CCRC study on the impacts of early momentum in college on graduation rates and the cost of credits and degrees.

JUNE 27, 2016
Why Community College Completion Is Often a Long and Winding Road

KQED public radio's MindShift blog talks to CCRC Director Thomas Bailey about the challenges facing community college students and the ways the colleges have put more focus on getting students to graduation.

JUNE 27, 2016
Postsecondary Trending Now: Transfer Student Success

EDUCAUSE Review looks at CCRC's research into what colleges can do to help transfer students succeed.

JUNE 23, 2016
Reassessing a Redesign of Community Colleges

In an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed, Mike Rose, research professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, responds to CCRC's Redesigning America's Community Colleges.

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