Press Releases

Leaders in education policy and reform efforts will convene in New York City on March 13 and 14 to share proven strategies that turn around troubled schools and boost student achievement.

CCRC received a three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to carry out research to identify productive investments in community colleges for the foundation's Postsecondary Success initiative.

Reporter Matt Krupnick received a special citation from the Education Writers Association in its 2008 National Awards for a series of articles on the challenges faced by California’s community college system.

The report offers strategies for addressing the need to provide working-age adults with education and training for jobs that pay wages sufficient to support their families and opportunities for social mobility.

The Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media announced the creation of a new $7,500 journalism fellowship to support in-depth coverage of the mission and work of the nation’s 1,157 community colleges.

The book examines the economic, political, and social challenges that have made it increasingly difficult for two-year colleges to ensure that all students have an equal shot at college preparation, access, and success.

With a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, the center will study programs to help students transition to college and master the basic skills needed to earn a degree.

CCRC's report is based on a comparison of Florida community colleges that analysis shows have a higher impact on student academic success with colleges that have a lower impact.

The report discusses ways that states are fostering connections between high schools, community colleges, four-year institutions, and the labor market in order to benefit career and technical education students.

The study looked at the representation of Hispanic students at CUNY relative to their population in the city and how the enrollment and achievement of these students changed from 1990 and 2000.