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College Advising Reform at Fresno State

A Q&A with Fresno State advisor Ashley Fagundes delves into the college's advising reform and how it has changed the student experience

Becoming College Ready With CUNY Start

Early findings from a study of CUNY Start show students are finishing remediation faster

How Colleges Are Redesigning Advising

CCRC and MDRC researchers take a detailed look at how three colleges are approaching technology-based advising reforms

Thomas Brock Named Next Director of CCRC

A nationally recognized higher education researcher, Brock will begin as CCRC's new director on September 1

What’s More Valuable, an Occupational License or an Associate Degree?

A blog post by Thomas Bailey and Clive Belfield examines the interactions of licenses and degrees

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College Advising Reform at Fresno StateA Q&A with Fresno State advisor Ashley Fagundes delves into the college's advising reform and how it has changed the student experience
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Latest Research Findings

Becoming College-Ready: Early Findings From a CUNY Start Evaluation
July 2018
Becoming College-Ready: Early Findings From a CUNY Start Evaluation

This report describes the early findings of a random assignment evaluation and implementation study of CUNY Start by CCRC, MDRC, and the City University of New York.

Toward Better College Course Placement: A Guide to Launching a Multiple Measures Assessment System
July 2018
Toward Better College Course Placement: A Guide to Launching a Multiple Measures Assessment System

Drawing on lessons from 10 Minnesota and Wisconsin colleges that piloted multiple measures assessment systems for course placement, this guide provides recommendations for other colleges interested in implementing or testing their own multiple measures systems.

Rethinking Dual Enrollment to Reach More Students
July 2018
Rethinking Dual Enrollment to Reach More Students

This brief published by Education Commission of the States discusses state approaches that systematically broaden dual enrollment access and provide pre-collegiate experiences to middle- and lower-achieving students. A summary version is also available in Learning Abstracts.

Redesigning Advising With the Help of Technology: Early Experiences of Three Institutions
July 2018
Redesigning Advising With the Help of Technology: Early Experiences of Three Institutions

This report describes how three institutions—the University of North Carolina, Charlotte; California State University, Fresno; and Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania—are approaching comprehensive, technology-based advising reforms.

New on the CCRC Blog

August 09, 2018

In this Q&A, Ashley Fagundes, an advisor at California State University, Fresno, describes the college's work to reform advising using technology and how it has changed the student experience.

June 25, 2018

Thomas Bailey and Clive Belfield describe findings from their just-released CCRC working paper, The Impact of Occupational Licensing on Labor Market Outcomes of College-Educated Workers, which examines the interactions of licenses and degrees.

June 20, 2018

In a recent brief for the National Summer Learning Association, Vivian Liu explains her research on the impact of Year-Round Pell Grants on students enrolling in summer courses, earning credits and completing college.

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