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Age Group Dynamics

July 31, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest illustrates the significant increases in developmental course-taking for first-year students over age 24 and a decrease for students 18 or younger.  
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Developmental Education and Dual Enrollment

July 24, 2019
Bryan Kelley
This Points of interest shows that a majority of states (30) do not allow students to take developmental/remedial courses in dual enrollment programs in at least one of their major dual enrollment systems.
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An Emerging Line

July 17, 2019
Christopher M. Mullin
This Points of Interest suggests that a 2.5 high school GPA may be an emerging cut-off for placement in developmental education courses.
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Co-requisite Mathematics Improves Long-term Outcomes

July 10, 2019
Alexandra Logue, Daniel Douglas, Mari Watanabe, Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest highlights that students who take co-requisite math courses continue to succeed in advanced math courses.
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Accelerating Gateway Course Completion

July 3, 2019
Alexandra Logue, Daniel Douglas, Mari Watanabe, Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest illuminates one of the ways students benefit from co-requisite mathematics - by taking fewer courses before completing a required college-level course.
People in the Reform

People in the Reform: Jonas Hugosson

June 28, 2019
Maxine T. Roberts
A conversation with Jonas Hugosson, a student at LaGuardia Community College.
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Long-term Benefits of Co-requisite Mathematics

June 26, 2019
Alexandra Logue, Daniel Douglas, Mari Watanabe, Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest shows that passing a traditional remedial course is not key to college success, and achieving success in co-requisite mathematics can improve a student's chance of community college graduation.
Podcasts

Dramatic Changes for Dramatic Results

June 20, 2019
Dr. Sim Barhoum
How faculty-supported change makes San Diego Mesa College "The Leading College of Equity and Excellence."
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Improving Graduation Outcomes

June 19, 2019
Alexandra Logue, Daniel Douglas, Mari Watanabe, Maxine T. Roberts
This Points of Interest highlights that the benefits of co-requisite mathematics extend beyond individual course outcomes to include improved graduation rates.