CAPR in the News
Students entering college are often tested in English and math to determine their readiness to undertake college-level work. Recent research indicates that the use of these placement tests as the sole measure of college readiness has resulted in large numbers of students being placed into courses that are not well […]
The Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR) held its second annual meeting on March 8, 2016. CAPR researchers met with advisory board members, key personnel from CAPR research sites, and other national experts on remediation to discuss evolving changes in developmental education, the current state of research knowledge about innovative practices to improve outcomes for underprepared students, and the progress of current CAPR projects.
On August 12, CCRC’s Thomas Bailey and MDRC's Lashawn Richburg-Hayes joined U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, along with White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz and other administration officials, to speak at a White House meeting focused on best practices in college remediation.