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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

The Mixed Methods Blog

Perspectives from our researchers, highlights from recent studies, and other news about CCRC

Congratulations to Four Graduating CCRC Staff Members

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We are so proud of Heidi Booth, Maggie Fay, Lindsay Leasor, and Selene Sandoval for earning graduate degrees this year. Booth, Leasor, and Sandoval completed master's degrees at Teachers College, and Fay finished her PhD at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

More Clues from the Great Recession: How Will COVID-19 Affect Community College Funding?

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In the latest installment of our COVID-19 blog series, Davis Jenkins, John Fink, and Thomas Brock use Great Recession-era data as a potential blueprint for how community college funding may shift moving forward.

How Will COVID-19 Affect Community College Enrollment? Looking to the Great Recession for Clues

How Will COVID-19 Affect Community College Enrollment? Looking to the Great Recession for Clues

Based on observations following the last major disruption to community colleges, Davis Jenkins and John Fink explore how the COVID-19 pandemic could affect enrollment trends across three groups of students: students aged 25 and over, students aged 18–24, and dual enrollment students.

Shifting Sectors: How a Commonly Used Federal Datapoint Undercounts Over a Million Community College Students

Shifting Sectors: How a Commonly Used Federal Datapoint Undercounts Over a Million Community College Students

The IPEDS definition of public-two year colleges no longer fits the community college sector and its students, making it more challenging for policy research to provide an accurate statistical picture of these institutions. In this blog post, John Fink and Davis Jenkins describe CCRC's alternative definition.

Emerging Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Community Colleges

Emerging Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Community Colleges

Community colleges across the nation are adapting to teaching and learning amid the pandemic. This essay details some of the issues they're confronting during this transition, including maintaining equitable practice and financial stability. 

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