Community College Research Initiatives


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Transfer is one of the most important but understudied phenomenon in U.S. higher education. CCRI uses an equity lens to conduct a series of studies on transfer policies and practices.

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New baccalaureates

New forms of applied baccalaureate degrees are emerging and increasingly are conferred by community colleges. Many of these degrees focus on developing occupations associated with STEM and career-technical education.

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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is important for our country’s future as it provides jobs and solutions to major problems. CCRI conducts research and evaluation on STEM education.

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