Community College Research Center

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Aftershocks: How the Pandemic Affected Community College Finances
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Funding Recovery: Exploring Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds at Community Colleges
Help Us Set a Research Agenda on the Role of Community Colleges in the Green Jobs Economy
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Tracking Transfer: Community College and Four-Year Institutional Effectiveness in Broadening Bachelor’s Degree Attainment
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“Waiving” Goodbye to Placement Tests for Dual Enrollment in Ohio

This blog post expands on a new CCRC working paper that examines whether the implementation of an Ohio state policy aimed at expanding access to dual enrollment for underserved high school students resulted in expanded access and improved outcomes for Black and Hispanic students.

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New Report Guides States and Systems on Supporting Practitioner Efforts to Strengthen Dual Enrollment

A new blog post describes a recent report in which CCRC and College in High School Alliance (CHSA) provide state leaders with recommendations for improving dual enrollment programming in ways that support practitioners’ efforts.

Advancing Equity With Effective Community College Transfer Pathways
How Community Colleges Can Help Address Teacher Shortages
New from CCRC: How Important Are Community Colleges in Promoting STEM?
How Important Are Community Colleges in Promoting STEM?
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The Long-Term Effects of Multiple Measures Assessment at SUNY Community Colleges
New from CCRC: Deep Insights: Redesigning Dual Enrollment as a Purposeful Pathway to College and Career Opportunity
DEEP Insights: Redesigning Dual Enrollment as a Purposeful Pathway to College and Career Opportunity
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Latest Research Findings

Heterogeneity in Labor Market Returns to Master’s Degrees: Evidence from Ohio

Heterogeneity in Labor Market Returns to Master’s Degrees: Evidence from Ohio

February 2024

Veronica Minaya, Judith Scott-Clayton & Rachel Yang Zhou

An Analysis of Federal Pandemic Relief Funding at Community Colleges

An Analysis of Federal Pandemic Relief Funding at Community Colleges

February 2024

Hollie Daniels, Tia Monahan & Megan Anderson

Tracking Transfer: Community College and Four-Year Institutional Effectiveness in Broadening Bachelor’s Degree Attainment

Tracking Transfer: Community College and Four-Year Institutional Effectiveness in Broadening Bachelor’s Degree Attainment

February 2024

Tatiana Velasco, John Fink, Mariel Bedoya-Guevara, Davis Jenkins & Tania LaViolet

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Accelerating Recovery in Community Colleges

CCRC co-leads a research network to explore strategies community colleges can use to bring back students who left during the pandemic, support their learning, and ensure they can succeed in the rapidly evolving economy.

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CCRC studies community colleges because they provide critical access to postsecondary education and are uniquely positioned to promote equity and social mobility in the United States. Our mission is to conduct research that helps these institutions strengthen opportunities and improve outcomes for their students, particularly those from underserved populations.

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