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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.
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.
Regional Action to Boost College Success July 5 2017 Higher education experts from Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, and the San Joaquin Valley describe their efforts to meet California’s need for college-educated workers.
Guided Pathways in Community College May 12 2017 Community colleges have begun to adopt a reform known as "guided pathways" to increase completion rates.
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