Scaling High-Impact Practices to Improve Community College Student Outcomes
Evidence from the Tennessee Board of Regents
March 3, 2021
Author(s): Jessa Valentine, Derek Price
Organization(s): DVP-PRAXIS LTD
Public two-year colleges serve as an important access point for two out of every five students enrolled in postsecondary education. However, only 40 percent of community college students earn a postsecondary credential of any kind within six years, limiting their opportunities for advancement.1 Hoping to increase student retention and success, many colleges are developing and scaling up evidence-based practices that engage students more effectively.