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Video: Keeping Students on Track for College 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 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.
CSU Ends Remedial Courses August 10 2017 California State University is eliminating remedial classes and will focus on helping students complete college-level work regardless of preparation.
Guided Pathways in Community College May 12 2017 Community colleges have begun to adopt a reform known as "guided pathways" to increase completion rates.
Testimony: Accurately Assessing College Readiness April 19 2017 A more equitable and efficient system for assessment and placement at the community colleges is a vital step in helping all students achieve their academic goals.
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