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Mary Fulton

Remediation: Higher Education's Bridge to Nowhere - 0 views

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    Discusses the failures of the current college remediation policies and programs, offers suggestions to fully prepare students for college, and suggests that co-requisite and additional academic supports could help unprepared students succeed. Link provides access to Full Report, Executive Summary, Data Tables and State Profiles. (Complete College America, April 2012)
Mary Fulton

2011 Colorado Legislative Report on Remedial Education - 0 views

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    The annual report shows an increase in the percentage of students requiring remediation - possibly due to more students enrolling in college - but also higher retention rates for these students. The comprehensive report looks at remedial participation, success and cost, and also includes high school feedback reports. (Colorado Commission on Higher Education, February 2012)
Mary Fulton

Using Data to Increase College and Career Readiness: A Primer for State Policymakers - 0 views

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    Discusses actions for state policymakers to take to strengthen their P-20 data systems to increase college and career readiness. (Data Quality Campaign, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

High School Feedback: An Analysis of States' Current Efforts - 0 views

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    Summarizes states' efforts to provide information on success of K-12 students after high school, such as postsecondary enrollment, remediation, persistence and degree completion. (Data Quality Campaign, December 2011)
Mary Fulton

Seizing the Measurement Moment: Why Now Is the Time for States to Help High Schools Get... - 0 views

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    Urges states to track how well high school graduates perform in college so that the schools can better prepare students for and succeed in postsecondary education. States should track postsecondary enrollment, remediation and credit accumulation. Recommends four actions for states to take to track and publish these data. (J.B. Schramm and E. Kinney Zalesne, October 2011)
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)
Lisa Levinson

Center on Education and the Workforce - - 0 views

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    The Undereducated American is a report from the Center on Education and the Worforce that highlights how America has not been producing enough highly skilled college-educated persons for the workforce.
Mary Fulton

Diploma in Hand, but Unprepared for College - 0 views

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    Article discusses national trends in remedial enrollment and costs, and reasons for continued students' lack of preparation. (Philadelphia Inquirer, 06/06/11)
Mary Fulton

Get With the Program: Accelerating Community College Students' Entry into and Completio... - 2 views

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    Paper by Davis Jenkins finds that students should take their remedial education courses as part of a focused program of study, rather than as a stand alone academic activity.
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    The paper offers suggestions for ways community colleges can rethink their practices at key stages of students' engagement to substantially increase rates of program entry and completion. (Community College Research Center, January 2012)
Mary Fulton

CUNY Adjusts Amid Tide of Remedial Students - 0 views

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    Discusses the increasing number of students at CUNY that require remediation, including those with deficits in multiple subjects. (NYT, 03/03/11)
Mary Fulton

Shining a Light on College Remediation in Colorado - 2 views

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    Analysis of ACT and 10th-grade CSAP scores shows that students needing remediation in their first year of
    college could have been identified by an examination of assessment results as early as 6th grade. The Colorado departments of K-12 and higher education jointly developed a description of postsecondary and workforce readiness. (Colorado Department of Education and Colorado Department of Higher Education, March 2011)
Mary Fulton

Many Michigan High School Grads Not Ready for College, Data Show - 0 views

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    An analysis by the Michigan Department of Education shows that at more than half of high schools, fewer than 10% of students graduating this spring are college ready. For the first time, state data measures the extent of college readiness at every high school. (Detroit Free Press, 02/21/11)
    Also See:
    http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/Many_Michigan_high_school_grads_not_ready_for_college_346220_7.pdf
Mary Fulton

Dream On - 0 views

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    Article discusses a comprehensive evaluation of Achieving the Dream, which reveals that overall trends in student outcomes at the first 26 institutions to join the project remained relatively unchanged after five years, even though the colleges adopted a wide range of strategies to improve them. (Inside Higher Ed, 02/10/11)
Mary Fulton

Turning the Tide: Five Years of Achieving the Dream in Community Colleges - 0 views

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    Report examines the first 26 colleges to join Achieving the Dream. The colleges developed more sophisticated methods for data analysis and efficient systems for monitoring their efforts to improve student achievement. Conversely, about one-fifth of the colleges still struggled to implement many of the initiative's recommended practices, hindered primarily by weak institutional research capacity.
    (MDRC and Community College Research Center, February 2011)
Mary Fulton

Most New York Students Are Not College-Ready - 0 views

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    Article and data show that only 41% of 2009 New York high school graduates met the English and math state Regents scores that experts predict would allow students to earn a C or higher is college course in same subject. (New York Times, 02/07/11)
    Link to NYT data document
    http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/nyregion/20110208regentsGradRates.PDF
Mary Fulton

2010 Colorado Legislative Report on Remedial Education - 2 views

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    Annual remedial report includes data on participation, student success and cost, as well as high school feedback data. This year's report includes detailed graduation information for remedial students. (Colorado Commission on Higher Education, February 2011)
Bruce Vandal

Redesigning Community Colleges for Completion: Lessons from Research on High-Performanc... - 0 views

  • this paper identifies eight practices common among high-performance organizations: leadership, focus on the customer, functional alignment, process improvement, use of measurement, employee involvement and professional development, and external linkages. Evidence suggests that these organizational practices have the greatest impact on performance when implemented in concert with one another.
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    Paper from CCRC identifying the elements of highly effective community colleges.
Bruce Vandal

Remediation: Still a Mystery | The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy - 0 views

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    Report on success and cost of remedial education in North Carolina
Bruce Vandal

Education Week: High School to College: The New Alignment - 0 views

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    Commentary by Jordon Horowitz of the Institute for Evidence Based Change on the need for stronger HS-higher ed alignment. Features CAL-PASS system as example
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