This Points of Interest shows that over half of community colleges now use multiple measures to assess students’ college readiness in math.
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.
Too few of today’s students — in particular racially minoritized, returning adults and those from low-income families — will hold a college degree in the coming decades. Increasingly, colleges and universities are recognizing the important role of faculty in student success efforts. This toolkit provides resources and rubrics for colleges and universities to fully engage faculty in the student success movement.
By decreasing reliance on standardized assessments, state systems can help institutions to reduce disparities in student outcomes and improve student success. The Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness studied four states that took system-level actions to do just this.
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