Community College Research Center

New from CCRC: Pandemic Relief Spending and Recovery Strategies: Findings From a Survey of Community Colleges in Six States
Pandemic Relief Spending and Recovery Strategies: Findings From a Survey of Community Colleges in Six States
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Online Courses Aren’t Going Away: Two New Reports Show How Self-Directed Learning Skills Can Improve Student Success

Although the rise in online coursetaking has benefits in terms of convenience and flexibility for students, it comes with new challenges. Two new reports offer insights into approaches that can help colleges support students in online courses, particularly STEM courses.

Understanding the Personal Support Networks of First-Generation College Students From Immigrant Backgrounds
Banner reads "Building a Sustainable Future, April 6, 2024" and features collage photos of a recent convening
Community Colleges Combating Climate Change
New from CCRC: Understanding Dual Enrollment Policy Fact Sheet
Understanding Dual Enrollment
Cover of the new report, "Tracking Transfer"
Tracking Transfer: Community College and Four-Year Institutional Effectiveness in Broadening Bachelor’s Degree Attainment
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Latest Research Findings

Pandemic Relief Spending and Recovery Strategies: Findings From a Survey of Community Colleges in Six States

Pandemic Relief Spending and Recovery Strategies: Findings From a Survey of Community Colleges in Six States

June 2024

Serena C. Klempin, Sarah Griffin, Tia J. Monahan, Megan N. Anderson & Thomas Brock

Understanding the Personal Support Networks of First-Generation College Students From Immigrant Backgrounds

Understanding the Personal Support Networks of First-Generation College Students From Immigrant Backgrounds

May 2024

Andrea Lopez Salazar, Hoori Santikian Kalamkarian & Melissa Herman

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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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