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Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR)

July 2014−June 2019

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The Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR) conducts research to document current practices in developmental English and math education across the United States, and to rigorously assess the effects of innovative assessment and instructional practices on student success. Housed at the Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, the center is operated in collaboration with social policy research organization MDRC and scholars at Queens College, City University of New York; Stanford University; the University of California at Davis; and Vanderbilt University. For more information, visit postsecondaryreadiness.org.

The center is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.

Publications

FEBRUARY 2018
Developmental Education: An Introduction for Policymakers
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SEPTEMBER 2017
How and Why Higher Education Institutions Use Technology in Developmental Education Programming (A CAPR Working Paper)
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SEPTEMBER 2017
College Placement Strategies: Evolving Considerations and Practices (A CAPR Working Paper)
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Presentations

FEBRUARY 2018
Emerging Student Assessment and Placement Systems
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FEBRUARY 2018
Technology Use in Developmental Education: Experiences, Challenges, and Decision Making
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OCTOBER 2017
Multiple Measures Assessment of Student Readiness for College Courses
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