When College Students Start Behind

Reviews research that suggests that the $4 billion annual investment in services to help underprepared students is having little positive impact on the success of those students in community colleges. The report also describes findings from studies on four types of reforms under way at various colleges, and concludes with the view that a wholesale redesign of the student experience at community colleges is needed to make a real difference in the outcomes of underprepared students.

Sponsored By: 
The Century Foundation