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Fixes for Short-Term Pell

In this essay for Inside Higher Ed, CCRC Research Affiliate James Jacobs describes three potential unintended consequences of allowing students to apply Pell funds to short-term training programs.

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JANUARY 22, 2020

Fixes for Short-Term Pell

In this Inside Higher Ed essay, CCRC Research Affiliate Jim Jacobs describes three potential unintended consequences of allowing students to apply Pell funds to short-term training programs.

JANUARY 21, 2020

Rethinking Remedial Education: New Study Shows College Students Did Better in ‘Corequisite’ Courses Built Around Extra Instruction and Support

This story from The 74 summarizes CCRC's November 2019 working paper on the causal effects of system-wide corequisite reform. CCRC's Florence Ran described her findings, which indicate that corequisite remediation effectively improves gateway course outcomes. 

JANUARY 13, 2020

Florida Colleges Meet Developmental Ed Challenge

In this Community College Daily story, CCRC's Nikki Edgecombe discusses the effects of a 2013 Florida law that overhauled developmental education. She emphasized that research has helped shed light on what students are capable of and underscored the need for interventions to work in tandem.