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Author(s):Brock, T., Jenkins, D., Ellwein, T., Miller, J., Gooden, S., Martin K., MacGregor, C., Pih, M., Miller, B., and Geckeler, C
Title:Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Short Description:This report, a coproduction of MDRC and the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University’s Teachers College, describes Achieving the Dream’s attempt to build a “culture of evidence” at the first 27 community colleges that joined the Building a Culture of Evidence initiative.
Annotation:This report, a coproduction of MDRC and the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University’s Teachers College, describes Achieving the Dream’s attempt to build a “culture of evidence” at the first 27 community colleges that joined the Building a Culture of Evidence initiative. After little more than a year, every college has made some progress toward that goal; many have developed new programs for struggling students; and six colleges already show signs of institutionalizing evidence-based decision-making and planning.
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Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Student Success

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