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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

Community Colleges and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Which States Have Been Hit Hardest by Enrollment Disruptions?

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This blog uses Census Bureau data to offer a state-by-state look at how COVID-19 has disrupted students' college plans.

What COVID-19 Means For Community Colleges

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Since the pandemic began, CCRC has been thinking about COVID-19's many impacts on community colleges. Here, you'll find a roundup of our coronavirus-related blog posts and media mentions.

Community College Graduates and the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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.

Remote Data Collection: How CCRC Adapted Research Practices Amid the Pandemic

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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. 

Behind the Enrollment Numbers: How COVID Has Changed Students’ Plans for Community College

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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.