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Colleges Misassign Many to Remedial Classes, Studies Find - 0 views

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    News article references two new CCRC reports, which suggest that more than a quarter of students placed in remedial courses could pass the gateway course with a "B." The article also indicates that using high school GPA as the placement criterion would be as good of a predictor of college success as remedial assessments.
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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.
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Developmental courses help ensure students' success - 1 views

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    The news article from the Green Bay Press-Gazette describes the efforts of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to offer intensive, seven-week developmental education courses. The courses have improved student completion so greatly that the institution has considered expanding accelerated and modularized delivery models to college-level coursework.
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Closing the education gap - 1 views

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    The newspaper article from the Albany Times Union details the efforts of the State Assembly's Committee on Higher Education. The committee has reviewed college readiness and completion data from SUNY institutions. The committee drew a link between underprepared students and its influence on the workforce and state's economic viability.
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Push is on to find more effective models of remedial education - 1 views

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    This article details the main research and data findings on developmental education. The article touches on innovative approaches at three community colleges. Also, a discussion of program cost and student success situates developmental education in the right policy context.
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AACC Community Colleges Position Statement on Remedial Education - 1 views

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    Definition of remedial education from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Dated 7/31/2000.
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Cost of Remediation: State Developmental Studies Reports - 1 views

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    ECS analysis of state remedial education reports
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Demographic Trends of Remediation in Missouri - 1 views

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    "Participation, Persistence and Performance of Missouri Developmental Education Students"
    Presentation tracking developmental education from the Missouri Department of Higher Education
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Community colleges rethink missions as budgets tighten - 0 views

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    Article in Sacramento Bee. Budget cuts to California community colleges are, in some cases, resulting in cuts to developmental education.
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Colorado Commission on Higher Education: 2009 Legislative Report on Remedial Education - 0 views

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    Report documents action taken and data gathered y the Colorado Department of Higher Education.
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Nearly one in three Colorado graduates needs remedial courses in college, study finds - 0 views

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    Article in the Denver Post about statistics found in Colorado report on developmental education
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