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It’s no secret that college costs a lot. One good way to help minimize the expense is to do everything in our power to shorten the total time it takes for students to get a degree. We might not have much latitude to reduce the price of a year’s tuition, but we can absolutely do more to control the total amount that an individual student pays by reducing unnecessary delays and roadblocks along the path to getting a degree.
With a recent surge of foundation grants for math redesign efforts, there’s never been a better time to invest in reengineering developmental math. The first step is to pinpoint the areas in need of redesign. We’ve identified ineffective classroom pedagogy, mismatched curriculum, and imprecise placement practice as the three primary reasons for student attrition. Download […]
This white paper offers strategies to accelerate student success in developmental English while providing students with the non-academic support they need to meet completion goals.
After Florida instituted its 2013 law that changed how the state's 28 two-year college could assess incoming students, students started skipping developmental education. Discover what those students are teaching community college leaders about student success.
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About the Webconference One of the most significant challenges to effective workforce development is integrating employers’ workforce planning efforts with educators’ curriculum planning efforts. Our task force—a collaboration of the White House, Advisory Board, and Hope Street Group—identified eight key lessons learned from progressive employers, community colleges, and workforce development groups that have made progress […]
About the Webconference While structured meta-majors reduce the credit penalty for switching programs within that meta-major, they still do not mitigate the risk of students selecting the wrong program map that is out of alignment with their goals or misaligned with their true interests and capabilities. Community college students are likely to have either limited […]