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Using Dual Enrollment to Promote College Readiness

A new brief from Education Commission of the States discusses techniques for making sure dual enrollment benefits more than just the highest achievers

The Faculty Persistence Project

Elisabeth Barnett describes a promising model for promoting student persistence by improving faculty–student interactions

What We Are Learning About Guided Pathways

New three-part series describes the guided pathways reform model, promising early evidence, and the implementation process

Thomas Bailey Named President of Teachers College

The CCRC Director will assume the college presidency on July 1

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How and Why Do Adjunct Instructors Affect Students’ Academic Outcomes? Evidence From Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges (A CAPSEE Working Paper)
May 2018
How and Why Do Adjunct Instructors Affect Students’ Academic Outcomes? Evidence From Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges (A CAPSEE Working Paper)

Using student transcript records and detailed college instructor employment information from one state, this paper compares the impacts of adjunct faculty and tenure-track and tenured faculty on students' academic outcomes.

Rethinking Dual Enrollment to Reach More Students
May 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.

Developmental Education Reform Outcomes by Subpopulation
April 2018
Developmental Education Reform Outcomes by Subpopulation

This chapter discusses the importance of scrutinizing the outcomes of developmental education reforms across race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and level of developmental need.

Addressing Academic Underpreparedness in Service of College Completion
April 2018
Addressing Academic Underpreparedness in Service of College Completion

In this article, the authors posit that a reframing of academic preparedness is warranted, and they outline three potential strategies for addressing academic underpreparedness beyond the structural and curricular reforms to developmental education taking place in many colleges.

New on the CCRC Blog

May 18, 2018

CCRC offers its congratulations to Diana Cruz, Hana Lahr, Florence Xiaotao Ran, and Susha Roy, all of whom worked at CCRC during their graduate studies.

May 09, 2018

Elisabeth Barnett describes the Faculty Persistence Project at Oakton Community College in Illinois, the goal of which is to improve student persistence through the use of a faculty/student engagement protocol.

April 18, 2018

Guided pathways reforms are now far enough along in a growing number of colleges that researchers can begin to examine more deeply their effects on student outcomes, as well as the institutional practices that best support these reforms. Davis Jenkins lays out the next set of questions for researchers as they seek to build the evidence base around guided pathways.

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