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CCRC in the News

MAY 14, 2017
​Community College May Be the Secret Sauce in Affordable Education

If you intend to transfer from a community college, take the most efficient path by choosing a major early and keeping in touch with transfer advisors at both the community college and your intended four-year school, says Davis Jenkins in this CNBC story.

MAY 12, 2017
Flip-Flop on Florida Colleges

Davis Jenkins argues in this story in Inside Higher Ed that funding cuts to developmental education in Florida threaten the progress that has been made.

MAY 11, 2017
Raising Grad Rates at Indiana’s Two-Year Colleges

Davis Jenkins speaks with U.S. News & World Report about efforts to improve graduation rates at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana.

MAY 10, 2017
Culturally Responsive Developmental Education

Nikki Edgecombe talks about the discussions in colleges around culturally responsive teaching practices in this story in Inside Higher Ed.

MAY 09, 2017
Community Colleges Working Around State Budget Cuts

​Davis Jenkins discusses how colleges are dealing with demographic shifts and budget cuts in this story in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.​

MAY 03, 2017
Why Some States Are Making Short-Term Training Free

Thomas Bailey considers the benefits and drawbacks of short-term certificates in light of CAPSEE findings on the returns to certificates and degrees in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Stateline blog.

MAY 01, 2017
Missing Part of Free-College Push

In Inside Higher Ed, Judith Scott-Clayton comments on a proposal for a federal matching grant that would provide funds to institutions offering free college to help them enhance their instruction and student support.

APRIL 25, 2017
Can ‘Guided Pathways’ Keep Students From Being Overwhelmed by Choice?

​The Chronicle of Higher Education writes about colleges implementing guided pathways, citing a CCRC report on the AACC Pathways Project and the book Redesigning America's Community Colleges.​

APRIL 22, 2017
Nevada Students Find Themselves in a State of Remediation

​Nikki Edgecombe discusses problems with remedial assessment and the misalignment between K-12 and higher education standards in this story in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.​

APRIL 20, 2017
Study Suggests Attending College Full Time Is Better

Davis Jenkins is quoted in this story on the public radio program Marketplace on a new study indicating that even one semester of full-time attendance helps more students graduate.

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