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The Mixed Methods Blog
The Mixed Methods Blog

The Mixed Methods Blog

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

Rethinking Community College Workforce Programs

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In this essay, Jim Jacobs argues that community colleges need to consider whether their workforce development programs are helping or hurting their equity missions. 

Short-Term Pell Grants Must Be Designed to Protect Students, Taxpayers

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Low-income adults should have access to Pell Grants. Here, we suggest several guardrails to increase the likelihood of successful educational and employment outcomes for participants.

Stronger Together: Strengthening Humanities Pathways in Michigan

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This blog post describes how faculty engagement and a spirit of collaboration have supported Michigan's guided pathways work, including a project with CCRC focused on humanities programs.

Announcing the Community College Practice-Research-Policy Exchange

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Officially launching in fall 2021, the initiative will develop a practitioner-defined national community college research agenda and disseminate research findings throughout the country.

Three CCRCers Earn Advanced Degrees

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Congratulations to Umika Kumar, Armando Lizarraga, and Nicole Lorenzetti on their academic achievements!