Strong Start To Finish
June 15, 2021

Reforming Developmental Education Reforms

Understanding and affirming the experiences and aspirations of racially minoritized students like Marcus* is a powerful way to support their academic confidence and success, especially during the first year of college.

One intriguing remedy—albeit in its nascent stages—involves combining structural changes such as corequisite courses with practices that address engagement between students and their instructors. 

Read the latest blog post from our director, Dr. Maxine Roberts, for the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness to learn effective validation practices that can be used in the classroom and how to scale them in the system.


*Name has been changed for privacy

April 2, 2021

Meet Maxine Roberts, SSTF Director

After a national search, we're excited to introduce our new Strong Start to Finish director, Dr. Maxine Roberts. Vice president Brian Sponsler sat down (virtually) with Maxine at our recent Learning Network Convening to discuss her ideas about the work ahead. 

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