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CCRC Welcomes Three Interns for Summer 2021

We're excited to have Laila Dola, Farzana Matin, and Annie Zavitz join us. 

CCRC in the News

JULY 07, 2021

New Research Center to Explore Future of Online Learning

This EdScoop story describes CCRC and SRI's newly launched IES-funded research center, which aims to address inequities in online learning in college. Government Technology and University Business also covered the center's announcement, and EdSource mentioned it in a story about California Gov. Gavin Newsom's continued support of Calbright, the state's fully online community college. 

JULY 05, 2021

Facing Steep Enrollment Declines, Fiscal Cliff, Community Colleges Accelerate Advisor Hiring

Connecticut community colleges are using federal funding to expand guided pathways and hire 174 academic advisors in an effort to bring students back to campus following pandemic-related enrollment drops. CCRC Senior Research Scholar Davis Jenkins told The Connecticut Examiner that hiring counselors won't be enough to spur enrollment—they need to be connected to specific programs.

JULY 01, 2021

Are Algorithms the Answer?

This Inside Higher Ed story describes a new CAPR working paper that found an alternative placement system that incorporates multiple measures of assessment was more predictive of a student's future performance than placement tests alone.