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Points of Interest

A Higher Price for Higher Education

July 10, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest highlights differences in developmental education course-taking for Pell Grant recipients across sectors.
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Inequitable Participation

July 3, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest highlights racial/ethnic differences in developmental education course-taking.
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Comprehending English Completion

June 26, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest from Strong Start to Finish illustrates increases across race/ethnicity groups for students taking gateway English comprehension after developmental education reforms
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A Math Course-taking Quandary

June 20, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest from Strong Start to Finish shows differences in similarly prepared students taking developmental math.
Points of Interest

Doubling the Rate

June 13, 2018
Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest shows how one college doubled the percentage of first-year college students who passed college-level English and math courses.
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Impactful Reforms

June 6, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin, Renee Laverdiere
This Points of Interest from Strong Start to Finish illustrates how successful reforms at four institutions also reducing instructional costs.
Points of Interest

The Status Quo

May 30, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest from Strong Start to Finish illustrates the typical outcomes for students when systems choose not to enact evidence-based reforms that increase students’ success in the first year.
Points of Interest

Compressing the Sequence

May 23, 2018
Christopher M. Mullin, Heidi Loshbaugh, Renee Laverdiere, Rhonda Epper
This Points of Interest from Strong Start to Finish illustrates how, at the Community College of Denver, the implementation of co-requisite remediation increased completions and improved efficiency.
Policy Report

Developmental Education: An Introduction for Policy Makers

February 12, 2018
Amy Mazzariello, Elizabeth Ganga, Nikki Edgecomb
This report, released in collaboration with the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness, explains the importance of developmental education, its current challenges and how policymakers can contribute to improving outcomes. Updated July 2018 to correct the reported findings of a study on students who have been erroneously placed, based on standardized assessments, into either developmental or college-level courses (page 4).