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Document Number: 7926

It’s Not About the Cut Score: Redesigning Placement Assessment Policy to Improve Student Success - This brief: describes the experiences of Virginia, Connecticut and North Carolina as they revised their placement assessment policies; explores current policies in all states; and makes recommendations for states that seek to evaluate and revise their policies. Virginia, Connecticut and North Carolina all participated in the Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count, a multiyear, national initiative designed to help more community college student succeed—complete courses, earn certificates and earn degrees. This brief also includes a detailed resource guide on policies in Achieving the Dream states. (Michael Lawrence Collins, Jobs for the Future Inc., July 2008)...


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