About CAPR

Developmental education is designed to bring underprepared college students up to speed in math or English so they can succeed in college-level courses. But too many never make it to college-level courses, let alone complete a program and earn a degree or certificate. The Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR) addresses this challenge to college completion by researching innovative practices in developmental education across the United States. CAPR’s goal is to inform policymakers and practitioners about common approaches to remedial education, promising innovations in course placement and instruction, and trends in developmental education reform. CAPR is a partnership of research scholars led by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University, and MDRC.

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