Teachers College, Columbia University

All Publications

SEPTEMBER 2019

Redesigning Your College Through Guided Pathways: Lessons on Managing Whole-College Reform From the AACC Pathways Project

This report and the five case studies that accompany it describe how institutions are managing the broad-based transformation of programs, student services, and related support systems using the guided pathways model.

MARCH 2019

Modernizing College Course Placement by Using Multiple Measures

Written in conjunction with the Education Commission of the States, this brief explains multiple measures assessment and placement, which studies have indicated more accurately predicts students' success in college-level courses than standardized tests alone. The brief also describes how different states are implementing the approach.

OCTOBER 2018

Math Pathways: Expanding Options for Success in College Math

This brief, written in collaboration with the Education Commission of the States, describes three math pathways models, lays out the evidence for their effectiveness, and gives recommendations for the effective implementation of math pathways.

FEBRUARY 2018

Developmental Education: An Introduction for Policymakers

This ECS/CAPR brief discusses the importance of and challenges surrounding developmental education and suggests ways in which policymakers can address these challenges.