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CCRC in the News

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
The Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education

Karen Stout, a board member of CCRC and president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, is named one of higher education's most innovative people in this article in Washington Monthly.

SEPTEMBER 09, 2016
Does It Pay to Start at Community College? Maybe

CCRC's Davis Jenkins is quoted in this Wall Street Journal story about how to make a community college education work to your financial advantage.

SEPTEMBER 06, 2016
Are Dual-Enrollment Programs Overpromising?

In this story for Education Week, CCRC's Melinda Mechur Karp and Davis Jenkins discuss the problems student face transferring credit from dual-enrollment classes taken during high school.

SEPTEMBER 06, 2016
Understudied Barriers to Transfer

In an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed, CCRC's Davis Jenkins and John Fink explore three barriers to college transfer that have received less attention from researchers or practitioners yet may be major obstacles to transfer student success.

AUGUST 31, 2016
How Free College Can Affect You Later in Life

MarketWatch writes about a new NBER study in which Judith Scott-Clayton explores how a scholarship program in West Virginia affects students' economic success later in life.

AUGUST 30, 2016
What’s the Right Public Message About Going to College?

The Chronicle of Higher Education writes about the complexities in college outcomes, citing CAPSEE research by Judith Scott-Clayton.

AUGUST 22, 2016
LI's High-Volume Community Colleges Face Tough Mandate

In Newsday, Davis Jenkins talks about the importance of providing structured pathways to a degree for community college students.

AUGUST 22, 2016
Stuck at Square One: College Students Increasingly Caught in Remedial Education Trap

A documentary by APM Reports explores how remedial courses often fail to help students—particularly students of color—progress to college-level courses. The story draws on several CCRC research studies.

AUGUST 18, 2016
Speeding It Up

Community College Week writes about the growing body of evidence supporting efforts to encourage students to take more credits early in college, including a recent CCRC study.

AUGUST 16, 2016
What Does It Take to Get Students Ready for College?

Important questions remain about what makes an effective high school-to-college transition course, write CCRC's Elisabeth Barnett and Elizabeth Ganga in The Hechinger Report.

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