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AUGUST 25, 2014
Why Is Florida Ending Remedial Education for College Students?

In the National Journal, Thomas Bailey discusses the dearth of research evidence showing that developmental education has positive outcomes on student learning and graduation rates.

AUGUST 21, 2014
Workshops Work

In Inside Higher Ed, Nikki Edgecombe comments on a CUNY study that found students assigned to college-level statistics with a weekly workshop performed better than students assigned to remedial algebra, with or without a workshop.

AUGUST 20, 2014
Civitas Learning National Advisory Board Brings Deep Expertise in Technology, Analytics and Student Success Research

Davis Jenkins has joined the national advisory board for Civitas Learning, a company using predictive analytics technology to support student learning, persistence, and graduation.

AUGUST 18, 2014
MCCC President Pursues Efficiency, Quality and Innovation in White House Summit

The Mercury News highlights Karen Stout's work as president of Montgomery County Community College—in particular, her participation in the August 12 White House conference on remedial education and her leadership of student success initiatives at MCCC.

AUGUST 14, 2014
White House Focuses on Developmental Education

An article in the Community College Daily describes recent efforts by the administration to promote college success, including the August 12 White House summit on college readiness.

AUGUST 14, 2014
Van de Putte Wants "Texas Promise" of Free Community College

In the Houston Chronicle, Davis Jenkins comments on a proposal by Texas State Senator Leticia Van Putte to invest $2 billion to provide free community and technical college to high school graduates.

AUGUST 13, 2014
White House Hosts Community Colleges

Inside Higher Ed covers an August 12 White House conference on developmental education, which also served as the formal launch of the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness.

AUGUST 11, 2014
Data-Analysis Programs That Help Retain Students Are Gaining Traction at Colleges

In a Chronicle of Higher Education article about integrated planning and advising services (IPAS), Melinda Mechur Karp discusses the role that end-user adoption plays in a technology's ability to improve student outcomes.

AUGUST 08, 2014
Summer College Programs for High School Students Can Build Confidence

In Education Week's College Bound blog, Elisabeth Barnett discusses partnerships between high schools and colleges that give students an early exposure to college life.

AUGUST 06, 2014
Guided Pathways: Access to Success

On the Civitas Learning Space blog, Davis Jenkins advocates for a "guided pathways" model that helps community college students enter defined programs of study and clarifies the paths they must take to reach their end goals.

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