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Setting Up Success in Developmental Education: How State Policy Can Help Community Colleges Improve Student Outcomes

2009

Achieving the Dream, a national initiative to improve student success in community colleges, has taken a multipronged approach to improving outcomes in developmental education. This issue brief describes how the fifteen participating states have concentrated their policy efforts on four key areas: preventative strategies, assessment and placement, implementation and evaluation of program innovation, and performance measurement and incentives.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Practitioner Research as Staff Development: A Facilitator's Guide

Practitioner Research as Staff Development: A Facilitator's Guide

2003

This guide offers activities, guidelines and resources for those interested in using inquiry groups and research methods in their program improvement efforts. 

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Best Practices: Teaching Decimals, Fractions, and Percents to Students with Learning Disabilities

1996

The purpose of this paper is to provide teachers with best practices advice for teaching fractions, decimals, and percents to students with learning disabilities (LD).

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Assistive Technology and Learning Disabilities

2011

 Assistive Technology can offer powerful tools to students with learning disabilities by providing remedial or compensatory support in the classroom and for independent learning. This article includes an overview of various hardware, software and low tech tools for students and teachers with a focus on literacy and a mention of available math tools. While there is an emphasis on middle and high school, many of the tools described are useful for adult learners.

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Pathways to Success: Integrating Learning with Life and Work to Increase National College Completion

2012

This report focuses on helping adults with lower skills and/or limited English proficiency earn postsecondary credentials that open doors to family-supporting jobs.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile The College Enrollment Behavior of Young Adult High School Dropouts, GED Holders, and High School Graduates with Regular Diplomas in the United States: 2000–2010

The College Enrollment Behavior of Young Adult High School Dropouts, GED Holders, and High School Graduates with Regular Diplomas in the United States: 2000–2010

2012

This resource compares college enrollment among high school dropouts, GED holders, and high school graduates from 2000 to 2010. 

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Decorative image for Resource Profile The Impacts of the GED Credential and Regular High School Diploma on the Employment, Unemployment, Weekly and Annual Earnings, and Income Experiences of Native-Born Adults (16-74) in the U.S. in 2000, 2009, and 2010

The Impacts of the GED Credential and Regular High School Diploma on the Employment, Unemployment, Weekly and Annual Earnings, and Income Experiences of Native-Born Adults (16-74) in the U.S. in 2000, 2009, and 2010

2012

This resource analyzes the effects of the GED and high school diploma on several socioeconomic factors. 

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Policies to Promote Adult Education and Postsecondary Alignment

2007
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