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Mandating Multiple Measures and Encouraging Student Supports: Evaluating a New Approach to Developmental Education in California's Community Colleges
AB705 is a landmark higher education policy that has changed approaches to developmental/remedial education in the California Community College system. We study one district that implemented reforms by placing most students in transfer-level math/English courses and encouraging enrollment in support courses based on multiple measures of academic preparation (e.g., GPA). We use regression discontinuity designs to examine the impact of these new placement procedures, finding benefits to Englishdoi:10.26300/neqq-gd84 fatcat:dpo3cffwdrfzlbwzhptkede7n4