From Freshman Year to Graduation in 4 Years—With a Community College in the Middle | 6/14/2016
New research from CAPSEE on reverse transfer is cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the challenges students can face that may lead them to choose a community college.
Reverse Transfers Yield Positive Outcomes for Struggling Students | 6/7/2016
Education Dive looks at a new CAPSEE study on the effects of reverse transfer from four- to two-year colleges on the success of struggling students.
Report: Students Benefit by Leaving 4-Year Colleges for 2-Year Degrees | 6/6/2016
Red Alert Politics reports on a CAPSEE study on the outcomes for students with lower GPAs who leave four-year colleges for community college.
From 4-Year to 2-Year | 6/6/2016
Inside Higher Ed reports on a CAPSEE paper that finds reverse transfer helps struggling students. Comparing struggling students who transferred with those who did not, Senior Research Assistant Vivian Liu found that reverse transfer students earned the same number of bachelor’s degrees and more degrees overall.
The Economic Benefits of Community College Certificates in the Job Market | 5/25/2016
Journalist’s Resource reports on a CAPSEE study by Di Xu and Madeline Trimble that helps fill the gap in information on the economic returns to certificates.
Does Developmental Education Improve Labor Market Outcomes? | 5/23/2016
Di Xu writes in The EvoLLLution about her CAPSEE research with Michelle Hodara on the impact of developmental courses on jobs and earnings.
Good Outcomes for Transfers | 5/3/2016
Inside Higher Ed writes about a new CAPSEE study that compares the academic and financial outcomes for students who start at two-year colleges and four-year colleges.
Two-Year Students Less Likely to Get a Bachelor’s, but Those Who Do, Do Well | 4/28/2016
Education Dive highlights recent CAPSEE findings on the influence of the community college pathway to a baccalaureate on degree attainment and labor market outcomes.
A College Degree Is Still Worthwhile, But Do Your Homework First | 10/27/2015
CAPSEE’s research on the outcomes of students who attend for-profit colleges is cited in an NBC News article on the returns to college degrees.
Fafsa Follies: To Gain a Student, Eliminate a Form | 8/21/2015
In an op-ed for The New York Times, Susan Dynarski puts forth an argument in favor of eliminating the FAFSA, and calculating eligibility for student aid based on tax data.
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