College Readiness

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    The Importance of Community College and K-12 Partners
    By Reyna Gobel
    February 5, 2015

    SUNY Adirondack is working with local K-12 schools to better prepare students for college.

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    Considering an Alternative to Accuplacer
    By Corey Murray
    March 21, 2014

    After years of poor Accuplacer scores slotting thousands of students into developmental math and English, officials at some Massachusetts community colleges are being encouraged to consider alternative measures of college readiness. The goal: to get more students enrolled in credit-bearing classes — and, if all goes right, improve completion rates across the state.

  • Working together to expand dual-credit access
    By Northeast Community College
    February 15, 2024
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    Working With K-12 Schools to Create Student Pathways
    By Ann McGee
    August 25, 2014

    The path to college and career success begins before students ever set foot on campus.

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    The Link Between Preparation and Placement
    By Corey Murray
    March 19, 2014

    Across the country, community colleges are pushing to reduce the number of students enrolled in remedial math courses. But are all of the learners enrolled in remedial math really that far behind? Or did they simply fail to adequately prepare for the placement test? A new study from Columbia University’s Community College Research Center considers the problem of student preparation.