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High School-to-College Transition Courses on the Rise

High School-to-College Transition Courses on the Rise

What are transition courses, and why are they growing in popularity? What do we know about their effectiveness? This blog post shares findings from a CCRC scan of transition courses.

Dr. Jill Biden Calls for Research to Understand Student Lives in Address at CCRC 20th Anniversary

Dr. Jill Biden Calls for Research to Understand Student Lives in Address at CCRC 20th Anniversary

In her keynote presentation at CCRC's 20th anniversary event, Dr. Jill Biden emphasized the need for researchers to "document the lived experience of our students" and for colleges to offer wraparound services.

Dr. Jill Biden to Celebrate CCRC’s 20th Anniversary at November Event

Dr. Jill Biden to Celebrate CCRC’s 20th Anniversary at November Event

Dr. Jill Biden, a community college educator and the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will be the featured speaker at an event celebrating CCRC’s 20th anniversary in November at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Bailey at White House for College Readiness Event and Launch of CCRC-Led Center on Remediation Reform

Bailey at White House for College Readiness Event and Launch of CCRC-Led Center on Remediation Reform

On August 12, 2014, CCRC Director Thomas Bailey, White House officials, and college leaders convened to discuss best practices in remediation and formally launch the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness.

White House Summit on Community College

White House Summit on Community College

CCRC researchers attended the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges to present issue briefs on high school and college partnerships and on developmental education.