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CCRC in the News

JULY 12, 2018

Inside Higher Ed highlights CCRC and MDRC's new report on how three institutions are transforming their advising practices with the help of technology.

JULY 11, 2018

CCRC's research is cited in a Psychology Today article on how behavioral science research at community colleges has the potential to help close equity gaps.

JUNE 22, 2018

Inside Higher Ed writes about Judith Scott-Clayton's new analysis of student loan default data for the Brookings Institution, which showed that after controlling for measures such as income and parental wealth and support, there were still big gaps between the default rates of Black and White borrowers, and between students at for-profit and other colleges.

JUNE 21, 2018

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education spoke with Thomas Brock about his upcoming transition to the role of CCRC director and the research he will contribute to at the center.

JUNE 21, 2018

Davis Jenkins is quoted in a Chicago Tribune article on the Chicago community college system's pledge to provide at least half of students who complete programs with work-based learning opportunities, calling it "an extraordinary and very important announcement."

JUNE 13, 2018

Education Week noted Thomas Brock's appointment as the next director of the Community College Research Center. The announcement was also picked up by Inside Higher Ed.

JUNE 08, 2018

Judith Scott-Clayton is profiled in a video by the Gates Foundation for her influential research on the assessment and placement of community college students into developmental education.

JUNE 02, 2018

In the Houston Chronicle, Elisabeth Barnett explains the factors that contribute to the strong outcomes of early college high schools, in which students earn an associate degree while working toward their high school diploma.

JUNE 01, 2018

In The Seattle Times, Davis Jenkins points out the institutional changes that have helped the Tennessee Promise program a success, such as redesigning program pathways, strengthening advising, and offering corequisite remediation.

MAY 31, 2018

CCRC's recent working paper on practitioners' perceptions of predictive analytics tools is highlighted in The Chronicle of Higher Education.