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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.

Turning Research Into Action

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Melinda Karp, a former assistant director of CCRC, writes about how colleges can turn research into institution-specific reforms through a detailed planning process that determines what reform strategies might work and how they will play out day to day.

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.

How Guided Pathways Can Reform Career and Technical Education

How Guided Pathways Can Reform Career and Technical Education

James Jacobs discusses how strengthening the relationship between guided pathways reforms and career-technical education can improve both, as colleges refocus their programs on skills that are valued in the current job market.

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.