Selected Research Supporting Acceleration

Bailey, Thomas. “Challenge and Opportunity: Rethinking the Role and Function of Developmental Education in Community College.” New Directions for Community Colleges, No. 145, Spring 2009.  Wiley Online Library.

“Basic Skills as a Foundation for Student Success in California Community Colleges.” California Community Colleges Basic Skills Initiative. http://www.cccbsi.org/Websites/basicskills/Images/Lit_Review_Student_Success.pdf.

Hern, Katie. “Exponential Attrition and the Promise of Acceleration in Developmental English and Math”. RP Group.  https://rpgroup.org/system/files/Acceleration_in_Developmental_English_and_Math.pdf.

Jenkins, Davis., and Sung-Woo Cho. “Get With the Program: Accelerating Community College Students’ Entry into and Completion of Programs of Study.”  CCRC Working Paper No. 32.  Community College Research Center, Columbia University. (2012).

See also: California Acceleration Project (CAP) Evaluation at the RP Group (rpgroup.org) and California Acceleration Project (accelerationproject.org)

Selected Research Supporting Multiple Measures

Belfield, Clive R., and Peter M. Crosta. "Predicting Success in College: The Importance of Placement Tests and High School Transcripts. CCRC Working Paper No. 42." Community College Research Center, Columbia University   (2012).

Conley, David T. "Redefining College Readiness." Educational Policy Improvement
Center
(NJ1) (2007).

Martorell, Paco, and Isaac McFarlin Jr. "Help or hindrance? The effects of college
remediation on academic and labor market outcomes." The Review of
Economics
and Statistics 93.2 (2011): 436-454.

Scott-Clayton, J. (2012). Do high stakes placement exams predict college success? (CCRC Working Paper No. 41). New York, NY: Columbia University, Teachers College, Community College Research Center.

Scott-Clayton, J. (2015). Improving the Accuracy of Remedial Placement. New York, NY: Columbia University, Teachers College, Community College Research Center.

See also: Multiple Measures Assessment Project at the RP Group (rpgroup.org)