Project Targets Approach to Math at Community Colleges
POSTED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 11:14pm
Texas students who enroll in community colleges and are placed in developmental courses to bring them up to speed are roughly 50 percent less likely to graduate or transfer to a four-year university, according to the Texas Association of Community Colleges. Math courses are a particular hang-up for students, which is why the organization is teaming up with the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin to rethink the state’s approach to math education.
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