Teachers College, Columbia University

Policies & Practices to Accelerate Success: The Latest Information on Proven Placement and Pathway Reforms

Date and Time: August 07, 2019 10 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Location: Boston, MA
Venue: The Westin Boston Waterfront

In this session, presenters from the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR), the Education Commission of the States (ECS), and the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education discussed what they have learned about the effectiveness of placement and math pathway reforms. They described the prevalence of the reforms and provided examples of policies across all 50 states, in addition to discussing the conditions that allow for their successful implementation. The presenters engaged the audience on the institutional challenges and opportunities they have identified through their work on the reforms.

Associated Papers


Community College Research Center
Christopher M. Mullin
Strong Start to Finish
Elena Quiroz-Livanis
Chief of Staff, Director of Academic Policy & Student Success
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Associated Project(s)