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Mary Fulton

Scaling and Sustaining: State Progress in the Developmental Education Initiative - 0 views

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    This analysis of data from the DEI Self-Assessment Tool covers policy changes between 2009 and 2010, the first year of the initiative. Includes summaries from Connecticut, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and Texas. (Jobs for the Future, October 2011)
Mary Fulton

Getting Ready for College: An Implementation and Early Impacts Study of Eight Texas Dev... - 0 views

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    Discusses the early findings of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas. (MDRC, October, 2011)
Mary Fulton

The Remedial Ph.D. - 0 views

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    Discusses two new doctoral programs in remedial and developmental education recently approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Currently, only one such program exist in the nation.(Inside Higher Ed, 08/05/11)
Mary Fulton

Driving Innovation: How Six States Are Organizing to Improve Outcomes in Developmental ... - 1 views

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    Describes what the DEI states have set out to do and why, the momentum they have developed, and next steps in their efforts to overcome obstacles to better results. (Michael Collins, Jobs for the Future, April 2011)
Mary Fulton

'Tracking' Revived at Community Colleges - 0 views

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    Facing dwindling state dollars and more pressure to graduate students, Texas community colleges may begin steering students who test at the lowest skill levels toward shorter vocational programs or adult basic education before attempting college academics. (San Antonio Express-News, 01/21/11)
Bruce Vandal

Texas Senate Higher Education Committee Interim Report - 0 views

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    Report in preparation for legislative session with recommendations for action. Report includes recommendations on developmental education.
Bruce Vandal

TX Senate Committee Announces Recommendations - 0 views

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    Blog entry from Texas Community College Teachers Association on recommendations from Texas Senate Committee on Higher Education. The report offers recommendations on developmental education.
Matt Smith

Senate committee offers advice to colleges - 0 views

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    Details Texas Senate Higher Education Interim Committee's study report. Committee offered 86 recommendations on variety of topics: dual credit, distance education, cost-cutting, performance funding, remedial education.
Bruce Vandal

Development Education in Texas: Recommendations for Systemic Improvement. - 0 views

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    Report from the Higher Education Policy Institute in Texas on the state of developmental education in Texas and suggestions on potential reforms.
Bruce Vandal

Remedial education a degree logjam - 0 views

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    Article in San Antonio Express-News on efforts to increase the success of remedial education programs to save money and improve student success.
Bruce Vandal

Developmental Education Initiative State Policy Framework and Strategy - 4 views

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    Framework for remedial education that includes references to funding, use of data, assessment and delivery.
Bruce Vandal

Many not ready for college, costing Texas $200M a year | Houston & Texas News | Chron.c... - 0 views

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    Article in Houston Chronicle, funded through Hechinger Institute, on the challenge of remedial education in Texas. Emphasizes need for reform in delivery of remedial Education.
Bruce Vandal

Texas Developmental Education Program Survey - 2 views

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    Report on a statewide developmental education survey conducted by TX Higher Education Coordinating Board
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    Provides data on several developmental education topics, including academic advising and support services; academic performance; college readiness assessments; faculty development; and course delivery. (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010)

Bruce Vandal

State Policy Priorities for Developmental Education Initiative - 1 views

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    Document outlining state policy priorities for states participating in the developmental education initiative. Addresses, K-12 curricular alignment, funding, assessment and placement, data and performance measurement, academic support services
Bruce Vandal

Improving Alignment Between Postsecondary and Secondary Education: The Texas College an... - 0 views

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    Session at AERA featuring papers on the Texas College and Career Readiness Initiative. Includes a paper on extent that placement tests accurately measure student knowledge and skills.
Bruce Vandal

Students playing catch-up as they hit college | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning... - 0 views

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    Story in Dallas News on the high percentage of Texas high school students who enter college underprepared. Outlines some of the strategies that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is supporting to improve student success.
Mary Fulton

Standardization vs. Flexibility: State Policy Options on Placement Testing for Developm... - 0 views

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    Examines the tradeoffs states encounter as they make state-level developmental education placement policies. The brief encourages policies to be combined with appropriate support services and interventions that enable students to succeed. It promotes a P-16 approach with multiple assessments of students and sound data collection and analysis. (Heath Prince, Jobs for the Future, 2005)
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