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The Untapped Potential of Librarians in Supporting Guided Pathways

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In this blog post, Shanna Smith Jaggars, one of the coauthors of Redesigning America's Community Colleges, describes a section of the book that was left on the cutting room floor: how librarians can bolster guided pathways.

CCRC Working With Colleges to Create Data Tool for Aligning Credit and Noncredit Programs

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In this blog post, CCRC's Maria Cormier describes a new project aimed at facilitating and improving colleges' efforts to better align their credit and noncredit offerings.

Guided Pathways at Community College of Philadelphia: A Catalyst for Institutional Change

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In the second installment of our practitioner blog series, the president of Community College of Philadelphia describes how thoughtfully engaging the entire campus community in guided pathways work bolstered the impact of the reform. 

Acceleration for All? Mapping Racial Equity in Access to AP and Dual Enrollment

Data Viz: Acceleration for All? Mapping Racial Equity in Access to AP and Dual Enrollment

In a new CCRC working paper, Di Xu, John Fink, and Sabrina Solanki look at participation in Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses across the country and how they differ by race and ethnicity. Here, John Fink presents two interactive tools for exploring their findings by district and metro area.

Supporting the Supporters: Empowering Adjuncts to Promote Student Success

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Students in developmental and gateway courses taught by adjunct faculty have negative longer-term outcomes but positive or neutral short-term outcomes. In this blog post, CCRC's Florence Ran and Susan Bickerstaff outline explanations for why.