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CCRC in the News

MARCH 27, 2017
More HS Students Are Graduating, but These Key Indicators Prove Those Diplomas Are Worth Less Than Ever

Elisabeth Barnett talks about the misalignment between high school graduation standards and college entrance standards in this story in LA School Report.

MARCH 23, 2017
Free College Didn’t Die With the Clinton Campaign. It’s Just Getting Started

Judith Scott-Clayton talks about the complexities behind the idea of free college in this story by The Hechinger Report.

MARCH 21, 2017
College During High School: Dual Enrollment on the Upswing in Worcester

Elisabeth Barnett talks about the growing popularity of dual enrollment programs nationally in this story about a program in Worcester, Mass.

MARCH 20, 2017
Flexibility: The Cornerstone of American Community Colleges?

Thomas Bailey talks to The Takeaway for a story on the growth in weekend college programs that help working adults complete degrees.

MARCH 19, 2017
CUNY to Revamp Remedial Programs, Hoping to Lift Graduation Rates

Thomas Bailey spoke with The New York Times about CUNY's multifaceted reform of its developmental education programs, arguing that it makes sense to allow courses other than algebra to fulfill math requirements.

MARCH 16, 2017
Attention College Students: Trump Is Coming After Your Work-Study Gigs

In a story about student aid cuts in the president's budget proposal, Money magazine talked with Judith Scott-Clayton about her CAPSEE research showing that work-study improves persistence, graduation, and employment prospects.

MARCH 14, 2017
When a Few Bucks Can Get Students to the Finish Line

The New York Times quotes Thomas Bailey on community college graduation rates in an article discussing the use of retention grants to help students graduate.

MARCH 08, 2017
What Are the Payoffs to College Degrees, Credentials, and Credits?

James Benson interviews Thomas Bailey on CAPSEE's research goals and findings in this Institute of Education Sciences blog post.

MARCH 07, 2017
Lessons on Transformational Reform From Technology-Mediated Advising

In this commentary for EdSurge, Melinda Mechur Karp discusses CCRC's advising research and lessons from the research on what it takes to transform the work of a college.

MARCH 01, 2017
Alamo Colleges’ Identity Crisis

Davis Jenkins discusses the tension between liberal arts programs and career training in Alamo Colleges in this story in Rivard Report.

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