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CCRC in the News

OCTOBER 20, 2016
Black College Grads Owe Nearly Twice as Much Student Debt as Whites Four Years Out

The Wall Street Journal looks at the differences in student debt by race four years after college revealed in Judith Scott-Clayton's new study for Brookings.

OCTOBER 20, 2016
Recent Black College Graduates Owe Nearly $25,000 More Than White Grads

MarketWatch covers Judith Scott-Clayton's new research for Brookings on the growth in racial gaps in student debt and their origins, which stem partly from higher enrollment in for-profit graduate schools among Black bachelor's degree holders.

OCTOBER 17, 2016
New Evidence on Performance-Based Funding; Equity Measures Needed to Avoid Admissions Restrictions and Other Pitfalls for Low-Income Students

A blog post for the Center for Law and Social Policy highlights the potential unintended consequences of performance funding policies outlined in the new CCRC book Performance Funding for Higher Education.

OCTOBER 11, 2016
Limiting Choice?

Davis Jenkins talks about the advantages of transfer agreements between two- and four-year colleges in this story in Inside Higher Ed that looks at an exclusive agreement in New Jersey.

OCTOBER 11, 2016
An Innovative Program Guides Former Gang Members From Prison to Promise

The Chronicle of Higher Education writes about a program that provides intensive supports to former inmates seeking a college education, who, according to Melinda Mechur Karp, can face daunting obstacles.

OCTOBER 06, 2016
Experts: Performance Funding for Higher Ed Yielding Mixed Results

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education explores CCRC research on performance funding in a story on the new book Performance Funding for Higher Education by Kevin Dougherty and his team.

OCTOBER 06, 2016
Does Performance Funding Work?

Kevin Dougherty and his team write about what they learned in years of studying performance funding programs in this op-ed about their new book, Performance Funding for Higher Education.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
L.A. Targets Full-Time Community College Students for Free Tuition

Thomas Bailey talks about the reforms to support students that have been proposed as part of the LA College Promise in this story in the Los Angeles Times.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Success-Tech Triumphs in Higher Ed

CCRC's Melinda Mechur Karp discusses some of the obstacles colleges encounter as they implement new success technologies and systems in this story in University Business.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
When a C Isn’t Good Enough

CCRC Director Thomas Bailey is quoted in this story in Inside Higher Ed looking at how data analytics affect decisions about what it means to master class material in college.

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