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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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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.

August 6, 2012

South Georgia Technical College will give students free texts starting this fall.

June 19, 2012

The conclusion that remedial education has failed is based on flawed interpretations of data and unsupported assertions, write Hunter R. Boylan and Alexandros Goudas.

April 20, 2012

For two decades, Brownsville's community college and university shared almost everything. Now they're separating, posing challenges and opportunities for both sides.

April 4, 2012

Connecticut lawmakers want to eliminate all non-credit remedial courses. While a compromise is likely to emerge, the state's approach is seen as visionary by some, foolish by others.

March 12, 2012

Project links pregnancy planning with finishing degrees, and brings edgy course content to two-year college curriculums.

February 21, 2012

Courses on how to learn and manage college life can boost graduation rates. The classes are catching on -- slowly -- at community colleges, but face resistance.

January 13, 2012

The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.

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