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Shining a Light on the Growing Population of English Learners

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English language learners compose a growing portion of the community college population, but little research thus far has been devoted to examining their experiences. This blog post explains why it's important to fill in the gap. 

Inside CCRC: Jessica Brathwaite’s Close-Up View of the Consequences of Educational Inequality

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In this edition of Inside CCRC, Senior Research Associate Jessica Brathwaite describes the dynamics she observed as a student in Queens that catalyzed her passion for equity work. 

The Public Comment Period of Higher Education Rulemaking: Your Opportunity to Influence Accreditation Policy

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In this blog post, CCRC Research Affiliate Rebecca Natow describes how the public can weigh in on changes proposed by the U.S. Department of Education and why doing so matters.

The President’s Role in Improving Teaching and Learning

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Community college presidents are crucial in fostering a campus culture that allows strong teaching to flourish. This blog post describes four ways leaders can embrace and encourage highly effective practice in the classroom. 

Studying Teaching in Community Colleges: Creating the Conditions Where Effective Instruction Can Flourish

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This post introduces CCRC's new blog series on teaching in community college. This summer, we will go inside the classroom to understand more about the practices that define high-quality instruction.