Susan Bickerstaff outlines four recommendations from a new CCRC brief on the adjunct faculty experience.
Thomas Brock details the issues and projects CCRC is working on now and what we have in store for the future.
A new CAPR report finds that SUNY community colleges that used a broader set of measures for developmental placement boosted enrollment in college-level coursesâand their students showed they can keep up.
Recent research is helping to identify behaviors and practices associated with community college students who achieve momentum in STEM fields.
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Using interview, focus group, and survey data, this brief explores the experiences of part-time faculty at six Achieving the Dream leader colleges working to engage adjunct faculty in student success initiatives.
This paper uses a difference-in-difference approach to examine credit, credential completion, and labor market outcomes resulting from the year-round Pell using a state administrative dataset from a community college system.
Based on interviews and other data, this brief describes key elements of English transition curricula in seven states and highlights ways this type of intervention may help prepare students for college.
This report describes the Mathematics Pathways to Completion project developed by the Charles A. Dana Center and the conditions that facilitate the statewide implementation of math pathways reforms.
New on CCRC's Mixed Methods Blog
In the first edition of a series that takes you behind the scenes at CCRC, get to know Senior Research Fellow Jordan Matsudaira, who spent time in the White House before coming to Teachers College.
Susan Bickerstaff, coauthor of a new CCRC research brief on the experiences of part-time faculty at six colleges, outlines four ways colleges can better meet the needs of part-time faculty as part of a broader student success initiative.
John Fink uses newly released data from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to look at disparities in access to dual enrollment and Advanced Placement by race and gender. An interactive data visualization shows the breakdown of participation by race and gender in each state.
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