Explores the academic and economic consequences of taking higher or lower credit loads. Using student-level data from the Tennessee Board of Regents, it estimates differences in award completion and credit accumulation across students according to their first semester and first-year credit loads.
Provides a comprehensive examination of multiple measures placement and co-requisite remediation in California community colleges. As all colleges move toward compliance with a new Assembly Bill focused on broadening the scope and accelerating the pace of curricular change, this study sheds light on what colleges can expect to see in terms of both student outcomes and implementation challenges.
State lawmakers are giving public colleges and universities $1.4 billion this year to build or renovate affordable dorms for students. The 25 projects across California range in size and price but are expected to make space for 7,300 students.