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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

Supporting Adjunct Faculty to Advance Student Success in Community Colleges

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Susan Bickerstaff, coauthor of a new CCRC research brief on the experiences of part-time faculty at six colleges, outlines four ways colleges can better meet the needs of part-time faculty as part of a broader student success initiative.

How Does Access to Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement Vary by Race and Gender Across States?

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John Fink uses newly released data from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to look at disparities in access to dual enrollment and Advanced Placement by race and gender. An interactive data visualization shows the breakdown of participation by race and gender in each state.

Letter From CCRC Director Thomas Brock

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Thomas Brock, who assumed the role of CCRC director on September 1, reflects on CCRC's current work and emerging priorities and invites stakeholders in the field to share suggestions or feedback.

Assessing College Readiness Using Multiple Measures: Is It Better for Students?

Assessing College Readiness Using Multiple Measures: Is It Better for Students?

Elisabeth Barnett describes the major takeaways from a newly released CAPR report that examines early outcomes from a study of alternative placement systems at seven community colleges in the State University of New York system.

New Insights for Guided Pathways Reforms From Research on Community College Student Momentum

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Recent research is helping to identify the academic behaviors and college practices associated with community college students who achieve momentum in STEM fields and providing new insights for the growing number of community colleges implementing guided pathways reforms, write Davis Jenkins and John Fink.