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Feb 19, 2013
Long Beach City College and South Texas College work with local high schools to prevent students from falling into the quagmire of remedial courses, and placement tests aren't the answer.

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April 18, 2014
Fixing remedial education will be much more complex than reformers and policy makers acknowledge, writes Hunter Boylan. 
April 18, 2014
Remediation should not be eliminated, writes Stan Jones, but its delivery needs to be transformed.
April 1, 2014
Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.
February 11, 2014
Replacing a required humanities course with a class based on the popular self-help book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has faculty up in arms at one community college.
October 21, 2013
Accelerated remediation starts to catch on at California community colleges, but might be slowed down by public university transfer policies.
May 7, 2013
Community colleges expect little of their first-year students, study finds, but students fail to meet even low standards.
February 27, 2013
High school achievement tests are good predictors of performance for students at California's community colleges, but study also finds troubling achievement gaps.
February 19, 2013
Long Beach City College and South Texas College work with local high schools to prevent students from falling into the quagmire of remedial courses, and placement tests aren't the answer.
December 3, 2012
Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.
September 18, 2012
Colleges and policymakers could help more students succeed by making non-academic college readiness part of Common Core standards, write Melinda Mechur Karp and Rachel Hare Bork.

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