Lindsay Daugherty, a policy researcher at RAND Corporation, discusses five reasons why corequisite models of developmental education may be successful, based on the perspectives of faculty, administrators, and students in Texas.
With colleges around the country experimenting with reforms to developmental education, researchers are partnering with them to measure the effect of the changes. Today, we're rounding up some recent studies of developmental ed reforms, including Florida’s dramatic overhaul from 2013, California’s growing movement to reform placement and developmental pathways, and Virginia and North Carolina’s efforts to combine developmental reading and writing into one literacy-reinforcing discipline.
Several states are considering major changes to dev ed. Find out what's on the legislative docket, get the latest findings on reforms in CUNY and Oregon community colleges, and more in our CAPR link roundup.