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CCRC in the News

MAY 07, 2018

"Practitioner Packet" Offers Maps for CC Pathways

CCRC's recently released practitioner packet on guided pathways reforms is featured in Campus Technology.

MAY 04, 2018

Report Suggests Ways to Increase Students' Access to Dual Enrollment Programs

Education Dive spotlights findings from a recent brief from Education Commission of the States coauthored by Jennifer Zinth and Elisabeth Barnett.

APRIL 30, 2018

“Be Uncomfortable”: Live From the AACC

In Inside Higher Ed, Matt Reed shares his takeaways from the first full day of the AACC Annual Conference, including a session on best transfer practices with Davis Jenkins.

APRIL 30, 2018

How a Major Tech Company Could Educate California High School Students

Elisabeth Barnett speaks about the comparatively positive outcomes for students who attend early college high schools in a Capital Public Radio article about proposed P-TECH schools in California
APRIL 26, 2018

The Tax Benefits for Education Don’t Increase Education

Tax credits are supposed to increase attendance by offsetting some of the costs that students and their families incur by going to college. ​Judith Scott-Clayton and Susan Dynarski explore research on why is there no effect​ in this post for Brookings' Evidence Speaks series.

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.