November 16–17, 2015 | OCTAE Convening on Supporting Student Success at Minority Serving Community Colleges
Panelists in this session discussed the state of evidence about MSI practices and policies, the most critical empirical gaps, and emergent findings from ongoing research.
November 12–14, 2015 | Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Conference
At the 2015 APPAM conference, several CAPSEE researchers presented their research findings.
By: Clive Belfield | November 2015
This paper examines the returns to education for large numbers of young workers in Arkansas over the period before, during, and after the Great Recession.
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.
By: Clive Belfield | October 2015
This paper examines the returns to math courses relative to returns in other courses for students who started their postsecondary education at community college.
By: Michelle Van Noy | September 2015
This study examines student outcomes at six community colleges in North Carolina that had co-located American Job Centers on their campuses.
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.
Making Work-Study Work | 7/31/2015
Inside Higher Ed takes an in-depth look at findings from a recent CAPSEE study by Judith Scott-Clayton and Veronica Minaya on the effects of Federal Work-Study participation on students’ academic and employment outcomes.
By: Mark Wiederspan | July 2015
This paper investigates the student-level impacts associated with the decision of community colleges to opt out of the Stafford loan program.
By: Ann Stevens, Michal Kurlaender, & Michel Grosz | May 2015
This paper estimates the earnings returns to vocational, or career-technical, education programs in California Community Colleges, the nation’s largest community college system.