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Six CCRC Staff Members Earn Degrees from Teachers College

Graduate students are essential to the work we do at CCRC. Congratulations to the six CCRC staff members who completed either a master's or a PhD this year. 

CCRC in the News

MAY 22, 2019

Failure to Launch

This piece from Inside Higher Ed gives a thorough overview of the financial and cultural issues that undermined the American Honors program. CCRC Research Affiliate Shanna Smith Jaggars, one of the coauthors of the working paper on the deminse of the public-private parternship, is quoted extensively. 

MAY 21, 2019

What Killed a Venture-Backed Education Company? Researchers Counted the Ways

What can we learn from the failure of American Honors? This Chronicle of Higher Education piece analyzes the demise of the public-private partnership, which is detailed in a new CCRC working paper, and highlights three factors that undermined the program.

MAY 21, 2019

Connecting Federal Work-Study to Careers

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to launch a new program that would allow students to use Federal Work Study money for private-sector jobs. CCRC Senior Research Scholar Judith Scott-Clayton spoke to Inside Higher Ed about the potential benefits and drawbacks of such a change.