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CCRC in the News

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.

AUGUST 05, 2016
Bringing Adjuncts to the Table

Inside Higher Ed writes about CCRC's project with Achieving the Dream to help community colleges bring adjunct faculty into college reform efforts.

JULY 28, 2016
Engaging Adjuncts in Reform Efforts

In this commentary for Community College Daily, CCRC's Susan Bickerstaff and Nikki Edgecombe write about a new project with Achieving the Dream to bring adjunct faculty into college reform efforts.

JULY 28, 2016
Leveraging Faculty Expertise to Drive Student Success

Community College Daily writes about CCRC's work with Achieving the Dream to assist six colleges from Washington to Virginia to strengthen their relationships with their adjunct faculties to encourage instructional reform.

JULY 22, 2016
How to Make Free Community College Work for You

In this article in Consumer Reports, John Fink discusses issues around college affordability and the need to streamline the process of transferring to a four-year school.

JULY 21, 2016
Is Transferring to Two-Year Colleges a Good Option for Struggling Four-Year Students?

In an article for The EvoLLLution, Vivian Liu writes about her recent CAPSEE study on struggling students who transfer from four- to two-year colleges.

JULY 20, 2016
Moving Beyond the Placement Test: Multiple Measures Assessment

In this webinar, Elisabeth Barnett of CCRC and Rashida Welbeck of MDRC talk about their research into using multiple measures to place college students into developmental or college-level classes in math and English.

JULY 20, 2016
Summer Programs Help First-Gen. College Goers Brave the Leap

Elisabeth Barnett talks about the role of college summer programs in developing the skills of high school students in this article in Education Week.

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