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Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Dana Center Math Pathways Boosts Rates of Completion of Developmental Math and of College-Level Math Courses
A new CAPR report examines how four Texas community colleges implemented Dana Center Mathematics Pathways (DCMP) and the impact of DCMP on student outcomes over as many as four semesters. Costs of the initiative and student perspectives are also discussed.
National Survey of Two- and Four-Year Colleges Shows Rise in Developmental Education Reform, Yet New Practices Typically Reach Less Than Half of Students
A new CAPR report describes findings from a national survey of two- and four-year colleges. Researchers found developmental education reform has accelerated, with a notable 30-percentage-point increase in the use of alternative assessment measures (like grade point averages), rather than only on standardized tests.
Alternative to Placement Tests Allows More Community College Students to Take and Pass College-Level Math and English
A new CAPR report describes early findings from the center's study of multiple measures placement systems at seven State University of New York community colleges.