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Document Number: 9558

Unlocking the Gate: What We Know About Improving Developmental Education--Executive Summary - One of the greatest challenges that community colleges face in their efforts to increase graduation rates is improving the success of students in their developmental, or remedial, education programs. Emphasizing results from experimental and quasi-experimental studies, this literature review identifies the most promising approaches for revising the structure, curriculum, or delivery of developmental education and suggests areas for future innovations in developmental education practice and research. (MDRC, June 2011)...


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