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CCRC in the News

JULY 18, 2018

Connecting Across the Community College and Ivy League Divide

An opinion piece in Inside Higher Ed cites CCRC as an example of efforts to bridge the divide between higher education sectors.

JULY 18, 2018

Lessons Learned About Dual Enrollment

In Inside Higher Ed, Matt Reed responds to Jennifer Zinth and Elisabeth Barnett's brief on expanding dual enrollment beyond high-achieving students, sharing lessons learned and challenges encountered in this type of effort.

JULY 17, 2018

Does Online Education Help Low-Income Students Succeed?

EdSurge considers what conditions might allow low-income students to succeed in online courses, citing CCRC research on student outcomes in online versus hybrid online/face-to-face courses.

JULY 12, 2018

Universities Share Tech-Enhanced Advising Strategies

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

We Need More Behavioral Research at Community Colleges

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

Digging Deeper on Student Loan Default Rates

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

Community College Research Center Gets New Director

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

City Colleges Sets "Extraordinary" Goal to Put Thousands of Graduates Into Apprenticeships, Internships

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

Brock to Leave Federal Research Agency for Community College Center

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: Using Data to Shape Higher Education Policy

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.