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New research describes recent shifts in net tuition by family income and institution type and assesses the role of changes in state funding in generating these shifts.

College Tuition Rising

The Hechinger Report shares findings from Batten School Professor Sarah Turner's latest research on where, and for whom, college tuition costs are rising.

Why Fewer People are Enrolling in Community College

Batten School Professor Sarah Turner and co-author Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach found that high unemployment during COVID diverged from prior downturns and enrollment at community colleges dropped, with the drop larger among men.

Research on Education Policy

Weak labor markets typically lead young workers to invest in skills. High unemployment during COVID diverged from prior downturns: enrollment at community colleges dropped by 9.5 percent between 2019 and 2020, with the drop larger among men. 

Education Research and Policy

Using data from the Virginia Community College System (VCCS), this case provides the first detailed profile on the academic, employment, and earnings trajectories of the SCND population and how these compare with VCCS graduates. The scholars show that the share of SCND students who are academically ready to re-enroll and would benefit from doing so may be substantially lower than policy makers anticipate.

Community College Enrollment Declines

Batten School professor Ben Castleman and colleagues explore programs enacted by states to increase enrollment in community colleges. Despite these efforts, numbers have been steadily declining for much of the 2010s. Is there a way to get adults back to community college?

Ed Week

Batten School professors Daphna Bassok, Ben Castleman, Sarah Turner and Jim Wyckoff were among 200 scholars nationwide to rank as highly influential in education policy, according to Education Week.

Brooklyn Public Library

What keeps someone from activating their library card or returning a book? Brooklyn Public Library worked with behavioral science experts including Batten professor Benjamin Castleman and alum Katharine Meyer (MPP '16) to find out.

Congress is considering universal pre-K and subsidies for child care. Research shows how these policies can benefit children, and when they can backfire.

Congress is considering universal pre-K and subsidies for child care. Batten's Daphna Bassok and other researchers spoke to The New York Times about how these policies can benefit children, and when they can backfire.

Student studying

According to new research from Batten's Benjamin Castleman and Texas A&M University's Andrew Barr, intensive college advising leads to large increases in the share of low-income high school seniors that earn their bachelor's degree.