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Students enrolled in developmental courses are more likely to both pay more for their education and leave school. We provide strategies to deliver developmental courses that support –rather than impede–students’ progress towards a degree.

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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.

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 […]

Based on more than 200 research interviews with leading community colleges, this study explores what works, what doesn’t, and where to invest in developmental math redesign.



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