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How Much Are Community College Graduates Earning Two Years Later?

In an update to their Tableau dashboard using IPEDS data to show which credentials students are completing by college and state, John Fink and Davis Jenkins incorporated earnings data to lend additional insight into programs' postgraduation outcomes.

CCRC in the News

JANUARY 20, 2022

Strapped Community Colleges to Receive Additional $198 Million in Aid From Biden Administration

The public radio program Marketplace Morning Report interviewed CCRC Director Tom Brock on additional funding for community colleges from the American Rescue Plan. Brock said he would like to see the funding paired with research into the most effective ways to use the money to support students. 

JANUARY 20, 2022

Merger Yields a New College and Student Supports

Inside Higher Ed reports on a new private two-year college that will focus on underserved students. CCRC Senior Research Scholar Davis Jenkins said the model could provide access to bachelor's degrees and valuable workforce credentials, but such colleges need to plan carefully to ensure their students can move forward in their education and careers.

JANUARY 13, 2022

Community College Enrollment Drops, May Have Long-Term Impact on Skilled-Labor Force

In an interview with Medill On The Hill, CCRC's Susan Bickerstaff said community college students often face tough choices between working and attending school during the pandemic. The drop in enrollment is a concern for both colleges and students.