This blog post uses Census data to examine how the pandemic has affected community college graduates in the workforce. Associate degree-holders have faced significant hurdles, but their labor market experiences have been less disrupted than those of high school graduates.
The pandemic prohibits CCRCers from conducting site visits and in-person data collection, but that doesn't mean they've stopped gathering information. Here are some of the challenges and opportunities presented by remote research.
Based on survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, this blog post examines how the pandemic is affecting households with community college students and sheds light on why community college enrollments are down.
The economic fallout from the pandemic makes it all the more important to align credit and noncredit workforce programming. High-quality, low-cost training that leads to living-wage jobs must be accessible.
Based on research presented in CCRC's new guide, this blog breaks down how much guided pathways reforms cost to implement, why colleges are choosing to undertake the reforms despite those costs, and what these efforts mean for funding amid the pandemic.