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placement procedures

Community colleges can increase student success by using placement procedures to assess the academic skills of entering students so they are placed in appropriate courses. This policy brief describes the experiences of three states as they revised their placement assessment policies.

2008
Michael Lawrence Collins
Achieving the Dream and Jobs for the Future

This issue brief describes how the 15 states participating in the Achieving the Dream initiative 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.

2009
Michael Lawrence Collins
Jobs for the Future