Entries for May 2017

May 2017  

89.3 KPCC Public Radio The California community college system is huge with 2.5 million students, but not all of them are headed down a road to succe...

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May 2017  

For the last two years, a group of community colleges in California have been revamping their approach to remedial math and English courses, and students like Paulo Romero are starting to feel something his friends at other schools are not: hope.


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May 2017  

Last week more than 100 City University of New York faculty members, staffers and administrators gathered for a conference in Manhattan to discuss how to improve results for students considered academically unprepared for college. There has been substantial research suggesting that "remedial" classes act as more of a barrier than a passageway to earning a college degree.


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May 2017  

There is a crisis in our traditional remedial mathematics education. Many, likely most, math faculty members have already heard much about this crisis. But many faculty members outside math departments are unaware of it and how it negatively affects them, which it probably does. Once you are aware of it, you may want to contribute to solving it, which you possibly can.


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