Placement Reform

November 2015  

A new EdSource article by CAP Co-Founder Katie Hern highlights recent research showing that students are more prepared for college than community colleges have recognized and that placing more students into college-level courses is a powerful strategy for increasing completion and narrowing achievement gaps.


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December 2014  

The November/December issue of Perspectives by the RP Group features an article by Leslie Henson and Katie Hern about what happened when Butte College changed its placement policy to more than double the number of incoming students who qualify for college English. The short answer: completion of college English increased substantially and equity gaps narrowed...


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