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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

Shrinking Racial Gaps in Student Debt and Default: Recommendations to Congress

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The gaps in debt levels and default rates between White and Black college students have swelled to an alarming extent, and some U.S. senators have taken notice. Judith Scott-Clayton outlines several policy recommendations for shrinking the disparities. 

Equity and Guided Pathways: Which Practices Help, Which Hurt, and What We Don’t Know

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In the director's column for CCRC's 2018 newsletter, Thomas Bailey discusses issues colleges should attend to as they implement guided pathways in order to ensure that these reforms help close equity gaps.