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Math Pathways: Expanding Options for Success in College Math

By Elizabeth Ganga and Amy Mazzariello | October 2018

This brief, written in collaboration with the Education Commission of the States, describes three math pathways models, lays out the evidence for their effectiveness, and gives recommendations for the effective implementation of math pathways.

2018-10-01T17:05:57+00:00October 2, 2018|

Combining Opportunity and Obligation to Overcome Multiple Student Barriers in College

Alexander Mayer, deputy director for postsecondary education at MDRC and co-principal investigator at CAPR, describes the potential of comprehensive programs such as CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) to improve outcomes for developmental education students. This post is adapted from testimony given before the New Jersey State Assembly Higher Education Committee on May 7, 2018.

2018-09-15T16:37:56+00:00August 30, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

The Maryland Mathematics Reform Initiative: Leveraging Bad News for Good Purposes

Nancy Shapiro, associate vice chancellor for education and outreach for the University System of Maryland, describes Maryland's math pathways initiative, how the reform's leaders took advantage of a First in the World grant from the U.S. Department of Education, and lessons learned from the work.

Alternatives to Algebra Help More Students Pass College Math

Interim findings from a CAPR study of the Dana Center Mathematics Pathways (DCMP) model at four community colleges in Texas show that the reform is helping more students complete their remedial and college-level math requirements more quickly while learning math that will be useful throughout their lives and careers.

2018-09-13T17:08:09+00:00July 17, 2018|