National Center for Postsecondary Research (NCPR)

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July 2006–June 2012

The National Center for Postsecondary Research (NCPR) was a partnership that included the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College, MDRC, the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, and faculty at Harvard University. NCPR conducted studies that measured the effectiveness of programs designed to help students make the transition to college and master the basic skills needed to advance to a degree. For more information, visit

This project was funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.

Project Lead

Katherine L. Hughes