• MDRC Publications


      Lessons from the CARES Act and the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

      July, 2021
      Julia Schmidt, Evan Weissman

      This brief summarizes recent findings about the rollout of the federal emergency aid program for higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic. It offers recommendations and resources for policymakers and practitioners interested in developing or implementing future programs in a time of national crisis as well as in more stable times.

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  • Projects

      Tiffany Morton, Rebecca Schwartz, Kriti Singh, Camielle Headlam, Julia Schmidt

      MDRC ’s On the Path to a Degree project (OnPath) seeks to improve student persistence and success at community colleges through evidence-based messaging strategies. Through OnPath, MDRC will collaborate with five community colleges in New Jersey and five two-year Historically Black Colleges and Universities to design and develop student outreach campaigns that...