I’m happy to share the third and final report in my series analyzing how math courses act as gatekeepers in higher education, Degrees of Freedom: Probing Math Placement Policies at California Colleges and Universities.
As my piece in the Huffington Post underscores, this latest report reveals how current uses of college math placement tests may unfairly deny opportunities to students, particularly at community colleges.
The report, published by LearningWorks and Policy An
I’m writing to share my newest publication, DEGREES OF FREEDOM: Varying Routes to Math Readiness and the Challenge of Intersegmental Alignment. This is the second policy report in my three-part series being published by LearningWorks and PACE (Policy Analysis for California Education).
You can read more about it in my commentary in EdSource today.
The report offers insights on experiments at community colleges to implement new mathematics sequences prioritizing statisti
I'm happy to share my new report, DEGREES OF FREEDOM: Diversifying Math Requirements for College Readiness and Graduation, the first in a series being published by LearningWorks and Policy Analysis for California Education about the role of math competency requirements in college preparation and success.
This first report highlights initiatives to rethink math requirements across the spectrum from high school to medical school. While the standard has long been two years of