Community College Research Center

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New ARCC Network Website

The ARCC Network, which is led by CCRC, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, and Wheelhouse, brings together community colleges and researchers to work on pandemic recovery. We launched a new website where you can find all ARCC Network projects, publications, blogs, and more!

Helping Underserved Students at Higher Performing iPASS Colleges
What Happened to Community College Enrollment During the First Years of the Pandemic? It Depends on the Students’ Age
Higher Education Leaders Join CCRC’s Advisory Board
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Five Principles for Reforming Developmental Education: A Review of the Evidence

In a review of impact and implementation studies from the past ten years, this CAPR report summarizes what is known about how innovations to developmental education can improve student outcomes, and it draws out five principles that are key for reform.

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Funding Guided Pathways Reforms at Small Colleges: Three Ohio Community Colleges Show How to Do It
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Latest Research Findings

Helping Underserved Students at Higher Performing iPASS Colleges: An Exploration of Support Practices

Helping Underserved Students at Higher Performing iPASS Colleges: An Exploration of Support Practices

January 2023

Hoori Santikian Kalamkarian, Andrea Lopez Salazar, Elisabeth A. Barnett, Armando Lizarraga, Noemi Garibay & Cameron Diwa

Caring Campus: Faculty Leadership in Student Success

Caring Campus: Faculty Leadership in Student Success

January 2023

Elisabeth A. Barnett & Selena Cho

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Accelerating Recovery in Community Colleges

CCRC co-leads a new 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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Our Mission

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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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