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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.
California Needs More College Prep Courses November 30 2017 To improve student readiness for college, districts and schools need to increase the number of college prep courses.
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.
Reforming Remedial Education in Community College October 5 2017 Reforming developmental, or remedial, education is essential to improving students’ success in community colleges. The good news is that there is major support for reform.
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.
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