Accelerated Coursework & Developmental Education
Over half of community college students enter underprepared for college-level academics. Developmental courses, while widely available, often require overwhelming financial and time commitments, causing many students to forego recommended remediation. Those who enter developmental tracks may quickly withdraw. To improve success rates, many schools are experimenting with innovative remediation approaches that encourage student engagement and reduce course duration and costs. These resources explore the impact of developmental education, approaches to program reform, and the interaction of policy and practical implementation.