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CCRC Reflections: When the Center Imitated Life

This essay by Gregory Kienzl is the third in a series of short essays by former CCRC staff members who share thoughts about their time working at the Center. These essays will be posted on our website throughout CCRC’s 20th anniversary year.

CCRC in the News
APRIL 28, 2016
Will ‘America’s Promise’ Mean College Is Only for White Kids?

In TakePart online magazine, Davis Jenkins discusses America's Promise, a new grant program from the Department of Labor for community colleges that set up free tuition programs in partnership with local employers looking to fill high-demand jobs.

APRIL 25, 2016
Obama's Free Community College Idea Sees Spotty Success in States

In a POLITICO Pro Education story on the difficulty of launching free community college programs at the local level, Davis Jenkins discusses the funding problems that confront advocates of the programs. (Subscription required.)

APRIL 25, 2016
Is Community College a Stepping Stone? That Depends

CNBC reports on a CCRC study by Davis Jenkins and John Fink that found that small numbers of community college students succeed in transferring to four-year colleges and the efforts of some institutions to change that.

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