The Mixed Methods Blog

Perspectives from our researchers, highlights from recent studies, and other news about CCRC

Two Large Studies Measure Progress on Guided Pathways at Community Colleges


Because whole-college reform is hard to evaluate, no prior major study has examined how successfully colleges have adopted guided pathways or what its effects have been on students. Now, two recent studies from CCRC are providing an unprecedented look at guided pathways reforms at approximately 100 colleges.

Help Us Set a Research Agenda on the Role of Community Colleges in the Green Jobs Economy


In April, CCRC will host a half-day symposium to elevate the role community colleges play in addressing climate change and highlight the needs and opportunities for public and private sector coordination in order to help community colleges fulfill their promise in preparing students for the green economy.

Year in Review: A Look Back at CCRC in 2023


After several publications, presentations, and webinars, we find ourselves at the close of 2023. Before we ring in the new year, here’s a look at some of this year’s highlights and the work our colleagues have done to increase access and equity in higher education.

Webinar: Redesigning Dual Enrollment as a Purposeful Pathway to College and Career Opportunity


In a recent webinar, CCRC researchers explained a new approach to dual enrollment called Dual Enrollment Equity Pathways, or DEEP. Educators from college and school-district partnerships shared their insights about how it works on the ground.

CCRC Webinar Explores What We’ve Learned From AACC Pathways Colleges

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In a recent webinar, Hana Lahr and Davis Jenkins of CCRC and Laurel Williamson of San Jacinto College shared recommendations and highlighted key practices for implementing guided pathways at scale.