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National and Maryland Completion Reports
Pathways to Success - Complete College America
Established in 2009, Complete College America is a national nonprofit whose mission is to work with states to significantly increase the number of Americans with quality career certificates or college degrees and to close attainment gaps for traditionally underrepresented populations. This report provides "pathways" and strategies to achieve this goal.
Matter of Degree report
CCCSE report which presents key findings from a multi-year initiative, Identifying and Promoting High-Impact Educational Practices in Community Colleges, and brings together survey responses from entering students, experienced students, faculty, and institutions.
Student Success and Goal Completion: Maryland community college best practices to promote completion
This report provides an inventory of Maryland community college best practices to promote completion based on a 2011 survey Maryland’s sixteen community colleges. The main focus of the survey was to collect the top five best practices on completion from each institution.
Redesigning Community Colleges for Completion: Lessons from Research on High-Performance Organizations
This paper from the Community College Research Center identifies eight practices common among high-performance organizations: leadership, focus on the customer, functional alignment, process improvement, use of measurement, employee involvement and professional development, and external linkages.
Completion by Design - Knowledge Center
searchable database of expert-identified and vetted research and planning documents to support Completion by Design colleges through the planning, decision making, and implementation stages.
What Community College Students Say About Their College Experience