Remembering Norton Grubb, Our Esteemed Friend and Colleague
W. Norton Grubb, who died on January 15, 2015, was an influential scholar in the community college field and a dear friend of many at CCRC.
|FEBRUARY 17, 2015|
|The Promise and Failure of Community Colleges|
In a New York Times article that considers the feasibility of President Obama's vision for community colleges, CCRC Director Thomas Bailey remarks on the need to devote more resources to these underfunded institutions.
|FEBRUARY 16, 2015|
|How Many Already Attend Community College for Free?|
A Washington Monthly article citing CCRC's work considers why fewer than half of community college students currently attend college for free when two-thirds qualify for Pell Grants that would cover tuition, fees, and books.
|FEBRUARY 04, 2015|
|Would New Students Be Prepared for 'Free' Community College?|
In light of President Obama's proposal to offer free tuition at community colleges, Thomas Bailey comments on the need to improve outcomes for colleges' large numbers of remedial students.