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CCRC in the News

APRIL 18, 2018
Developmental Ed Isn't What It Used to Be—With Better Results

CCDaily covers a recently released Brookings report by Judith Scott-Clayton on the transformative changes in developmental assessment, placement, and course models that have occurred over the past several years.

APRIL 15, 2018
It Matters a Lot Who Teaches Introductory Courses. Here’s Why.

The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights research by Florence Ran, Jasmine Sanders, and Octaviano Chavarín on how community college students fare in courses taught by adjunct instructors versus full-time instructors.

APRIL 11, 2018
Incentives for Completion in Chicago

Davis Jenkins speaks with Inside Higher Ed about the City Colleges of Chicago's move to change its tuition structure to benefit part-time students while still trying to incentivize full-time enrollment.

APRIL 09, 2018
Confusing Texas Community College Websites Could Hold Back Student Transfers, New Report Finds

The Houston Chronicle writes about a new CCRC paper that found many community colleges had confusing, obsolete, or hard to find information about transferring on their websites.

APRIL 18, 2018
Leveraging Advising Technologies to Address Achievement Gaps

In EdSurge, Hoori Santikian Kalamkarian writes about how technology-mediated advising can help colleges support students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

MARCH 29, 2018
Evidence-Based Reforms in College Remediation Are Gaining Steam – And So Far Living Up to the Hype

Judith Scott-Clayton reviews the interaction of research and policy around developmental education in college that has led to widespread experimentation with developmental education reforms in this piece for Brookings' Evidence Speaks series.

MARCH 22, 2018
Community College Researcher to Lead Teachers College

Inside Higher Ed reports on CCRC Director Thomas Bailey's selection as the next president of Teachers College.

MARCH 20, 2018
Giving Low-Income Students Enough Support to Graduate, Colleges Face Financial Catch-22

Nikki Edgecombe discusses the costs associated with the ASAP program in this story on its successes and financial challenges by The Hechinger Report.

MARCH 07, 2018
Funding for Summer College Credit Brings a Big Payoff for Students—and the Economy

Vivian Liu explains her research on the impact of summer Pell Grants in this Q&A with the National Summer Learning Association.

FEBRUARY 28, 2018
Getting General Ed Credits 'Out of the Way' at Community Colleges Is Lousy Advice

The use of data mining allows CCRC researchers to understand why so many community college students end up with excess credits,​ writes​ Campus Technology.

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