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Points of Interest

Accelerating Improved Outcomes

April 3, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest highlights that employing the ALP model improves course completion and student persistence rates as compared to pre-requisite models.
Policy Report

Modernizing College Course Placement by Using Multiple Measures

April 1, 2019
Amy Mazzariello, Elizabeth Ganga
This report, released in collaboration with the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness, defines types of multiple measures placement systems, reviews research on how they can improve placement accuracy and help more students pass entry-level math and English courses, reveals which states use these systems and includes policy considerations.
Points of Interest

Gaining Momentum in a Program of Study

March 20, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest shows that accelerating underprepared students into college-level coursework lowers attrition rates and propels learners to enter a program of study.
Points of Interest

The Challenges of Developmental Education

March 13, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest highlights one of the difficulties students face when they are placed into developmental education: lack of preparation for college-level coursework.
Steps to Success

Prioritizing Success for All Students

March 11, 2019
Dr. Alycia Marshall, Nancy Shapiro
In this Steps to Success we learn how Maryland community college and university leaders have implemented a new, shortened statistics pathway as a math option for six community college and four universities.
Points of Interest

Improving Course Outcomes

March 6, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest presents one benefit of co-requisite remediation: improved pass rates for co-requisite math and English in six states studies.
Steps to Success

All are Welcome

February 27, 2019
Christopher Baldwin
This paper details how the Texas Success Center established and deployed a strategy to support the staged implementation of the holistic reforms across 50 community colleges.
Points of Interest

Accelerating Developmental Student Success

February 27, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest illuminates that acceleration can benefit students and highlights the need for pairing the model with student and faculty supports.
Points of Interest

Improving Adult Students' Success

February 20, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest illustrates that co-requisite remediation models benefit adult, low-income and minority students and improves student credit hour attainment.