Do the Details of Corequisite Supports Matter?

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July 12, 2022
Authors: Peter Riley Bahr, Kennan Cepa, Heather McKay, Daniel Douglas, Suzanne Michael

Community college systems and individual colleges have made considerable investments in corequisite supports, and these supports have been implemented in myriad ways. Yet, despite overall favorable evidence of improvements, we know remarkably little about how to design corequisite supports to maximize students’ success. This report examines corequsite designs of math and English courses across the Colorado Community Colleges System to identify the features of corequisite support courses that are most strongly associated with students’ short- and long-term outcomes. 

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