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Developmental Education

Remediation Nation: A Blueprint for Collaboration Between Gates, Lumina & National Association for Developmental Education

Carol J. Carter | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Shedding the label of "remediation nation" will take creativity, commitment, collaboration, and a larger vision for the success of the whole person--not just the academic student, the dropout, the fast food worker, the graduate, or the successful and contributing member of society.

It Matters Whether Our Students Succeed

Tim_Hall | Posted 09.08.2013 | College
Tim_Hall

It matters to colleges and universities whether students succeed. It didn't always, though. The failure of our students sometimes even validated what we thought about our academic rigor.

Seeking Remediation for the Debate on Remedial Education

Leticia Bustillos | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Leticia Bustillos

Rather than asking the question, "What does it take to successfully serve students considered underprepared?" policymakers are more inclined to ask "What does it take to make remedial education programs most efficient?"

How to Save Billions and Better Prepare Students to Make Billions

Carol J. Carter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Remediation may never be completely eradicated, but improvement can be made in the K-12 to college pipeline to better prepare students for college from the start. Education needs to expand outside school walls.

Fixing Developmental Education

Dr. James T. Minor | Posted 06.16.2013 | College
Dr. James T. Minor

This collection of innocuous prerequisites generally went unnoticed and was conceptually unrelated to degree completion. In recent years, however, the number of students enrolled in developmental education courses combined with the cost of offering them, has demanded more attention.