Institutional Research and the Culture of Evidence at Community Colleges. Report No. 1 in the Culture of Evidence Series.

@article{Morest2007InstitutionalRA,
  title={Institutional Research and the Culture of Evidence at Community Colleges. Report No. 1 in the Culture of Evidence Series.},
  author={Vanessa Smith Morest and Davis Jenkins},
  journal={Community College Research Center, Columbia University},
  year={2007}
}
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