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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

High School-to-College Transition Courses on the Rise

High School-to-College Transition Courses on the Rise

What are transition courses, and why are they growing in popularity? What do we know about their effectiveness? This blog post shares findings from a CCRC scan of transition courses.

Financial Aid Simplification: Why It Matters and Which Aspects Matter Most

Financial Aid Simplification: Why It Matters and Which Aspects Matter Most

This blog post was adapted from written testimony submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on November 28, 2017, for a hearing on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act and simplifying the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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.

Education Department Adopts Recommendations of Committee Chaired by CCRC’s Thomas Bailey

Education Department Adopts Recommendations of Committee Chaired by CCRC’s Thomas Bailey

After adopting success measures recommended by the Committee on Measures of Student Success chaired by CCRC Director Thomas Bailey, NCES puts out report with new graduation measures for part-time and transfer students in October 2017.

Thomas Bailey Awarded President's Medal by Guttman Community College

Director Thomas Bailey was awarded the President's Medal at the June 19 commencement ceremonies of Guttman Community College in Manhattan.