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ERIC Number: ED563786
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Nov
Pages: 13
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Core Principles for Transforming Remediation within a Comprehensive: Student Success Strategy
Achieving the Dream
Colleges and postsecondary systems across the nation are demonstrating remarkable progress in phasing out standalone or multi-course remediation sequences, resulting in tens of thousands of students more quickly enrolling in and completing college-level courses. These organizations have collaborated to describe the principles they see in common across this work and why they are especially promising for students from low-income and underserved populations." Core Principles for Transforming Remediation within a Comprehensive Student Success Strategy" provides the 6 principles, and highlights practices such as placing the vast majority of students directly into credit-bearing work with effective support; refining mathematical and other academic content to align with each student's choice of academic direction; and helping students stay on track to a college credential. The creative energy being devoted to transforming higher education is palpable. Postsecondary leaders are transitioning from a system that served some students well to a system that serves all students well. The hope is that this joint statement of principles will serve as a trustworthy guide at this pivotal moment in American higher education. ?A glossary of terms is included.
Achieving the Dream. 8455 Colesville Road Suite 900, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Tel: 240-450-0075; Fax: 240-450-0076; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Achieving the Dream, Inc.; American Association of Community Colleges; University of Texas, Charles A. Dana Center; Complete College America; Education Commission of the States; Jobs for the Future