Trends in Math Reforms at Community Colleges Bonnie Brooks June 28 2018 Beginning in 2019, California community colleges will be required to make changes to increase students' chances of completing college-level math and English within a year. Some have already started by making improvements to remedial math courses.
Testimony: Reforming Key Policies at the Community Colleges Olga Rodriguez April 3 2018 Reforming the assessment and placement policies of California's community colleges is vital to helping students achieve their academic goals.
Video: Improving English Courses at California’s Community Colleges Abby Cook March 5 2018 California’s community colleges are in the midst of numerous reforms to improve developmental—or remedial—English. A new PPIC report looks at effectiveness of some of these reforms.
Video: Keeping Students on Track for College Linda Strean December 4 2017 Only about 30% of California 9th graders are expected to earn a bachelor’s degree—a startling statistic in a state that faces a shortfall of college graduates. PPIC researchers and a panel of experts discuss the challenges and solutions for improving college pathways.
Video: Reforming Remedial Math in Community College Linda Strean October 30 2017 Promising reforms in developmental—or remedial—math are underway at California’s community colleges. Some are promising, but there is room for improvement.