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Looking Ahead at the Next Questions About Guided Pathways Reforms

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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.

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.

Does Guided Pathways Lead Colleges to Cut Programs and Limit Student Options?

Does Guided Pathways Lead Colleges to Cut Programs and Limit Student Options?

Thomas Bailey and Davis Jenkins respond to concerns that guided pathways reforms give college administrators license to cut courses and programs, limiting students' ability to explore their options for college and careers.

CCRC to Help Ohio Community Colleges Smooth Paths to Graduation

CCRC has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to help Ohio’s 23 community and technical colleges implement guided pathways.

"Redesigning America’s Community Colleges" Becomes Indispensable Guide to Reform in Year Since Release

The book, authored by Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Davis Jenkins, has become a guiding text for the movement among community colleges to redesign student pathways to improve graduation and transfer rates.