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CCRC in the News

JUNE 16, 2017

Davis Jenkins comments on the cuts to remedial education in Florida community colleges in this story in Inside Higher Ed, saying that despite lower enrollment in developmental courses, the colleges are using the money for needed support services for many of the same students.

JUNE 15, 2017

In this Inside Higher Ed story on new requirements for Connecticut universities to report on transfer outcomes, Davis Jenkins discusses the benefits for students.

JUNE 15, 2017

Thomas Bailey discusses the rollback of the gainful employment rule in this story for the public radio program Marketplace.

JUNE 08, 2017

The Wall Street Journal reports on a CCRC study on the advantages of increasing momentum in college by taking 15 credits a semester, quoting Davis Jenkins. The story also discusses other ways colleges are trying to speed up graduation, including guided pathways reforms.

MAY 23, 2017

​The Atlantic writes about education cuts in President Trump's proposed 2018 budget, quoting ​Judith Scott-Clayton on her research on the benefits of work-study programs. The budget would cut Federal Work-Study funding nearly in half.

MAY 22, 2017

Davis Jenkins is quoted in this Politico story about how the free college movement is finding momentum in the States.

MAY 22, 2017

​Inside Higher Ed writes about a CCRC paper by Clive Belfield, John Fink, and Davis Jenkins that examines whether it's still cheaper to start at a community college even with the loss of credits upon transfer and the lower chance of graduating.

MAY 21, 2017

​This exploration of issues with developmental education by The 74 cites CCRC research into placement tests, student progression through developmental sequences, and the cost of remediation and quotes Thomas Bailey on the progress of reform.

MAY 17, 2017

Thomas Bailey talks about how applied bachelor's degree programs can complement the mission of community colleges in this story in the Houston Chronicle on a bill to expand the programs in Texas.

MAY 14, 2017

If you intend to transfer from a community college, take the most efficient path by choosing a major early and keeping in touch with transfer advisors at both the community college and your intended four-year school, says Davis Jenkins in this CNBC story.