A college degree can break the cycle of poverty. CSU must take steps to ensure that math requirements do not pose arbitrary and discriminatory barriers.
Improving college readiness in math is a priority for education systems nationally. In California, about three-quarters of community college students are placed into remedial math courses, and about a third of students bound for the California State University system are not considered proficient in math upon finishing high school.
Recent research on college remediation has revealed the limitations of traditional placement tests and practices for accurately measuring the capacity of students in mathematics. Some higher education institutions are developing new assessment policies Join host and OI Fellow Pamela Burdman for a live webinar to explore the research and implementation efforts.