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What’s More Valuable, an Occupational License or an Associate Degree? New Evidence Indicates Both Are Better Than One

What’s More Valuable, an Occupational License or an Associate Degree? New Evidence Indicates Both Are Better Than One

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.

Summer Pell Is Back—and Research Shows It Boosts Enrollment, Credits Earned, Completion

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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.

Thinking About Guided Pathways? Understanding How to Use the CCRC Scale of Adoption Assessment

Thinking About Guided Pathways? Understanding How to Use the CCRC Scale of Adoption Assessment

Hana Lahr describes what CCRC's Scale of Adoption Assessment (SOAA) is and how it can help colleges design comprehensive institutional reforms.

Thomas Brock Named Next Director of the Community College Research Center

Thomas Brock Named Next Director of the Community College Research Center

Thomas Brock, a nationally recognized higher education researcher who has been leading the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education, will become the next director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC).

CCRC Affiliate Di Xu Recognized for Her Research With Major Grants and Awards

CCRC Affiliate Di Xu Recognized for Her Research With Major Grants and Awards

Di Xu, an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine, has been awarded the prestigious CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to support her research into online STEM courses.