This paper shows that finding ways to more swiftly impact faculty and administrator perceptions may help bring reform efforts to scale faster and with even greater impact.
Developmental education reforms such as multiple measures for placement, co-requisites, and math pathways are proven strategies to increase student success in postsecondary education. There is still much to be done to codify these efforts in policy. Policy is key for scale-up and sustainability. This framework provides a guide to move in that direction.
This brief examines this misalignment of funding and developmental education reform policies and provides considerations for states intending to (re)align evidence-based reforms to developmental education with effective state funding incentives.
The Strong Start to Finish Qualitative Evaluation captures valuable lessons and insights, and outlines how states and systems can design their efforts to achieve equitable outcomes for students who are racially minoritized, those with low incomes and adults who are returning to college.
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