Driving the direction of transfer pathways reform

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Author: Altstadt, David; Schmidt, Gretchen; Couturier, Lara K.


Despite widely shared aspirations, the vast majority of community college students do not continue their studies at four-year colleges. In November 2013, Jobs for the Future convened higher educational leaders and researchers to explore state-level policy strategies for restructuring community college in ways that enhance student progression through associate’s degree programs and into upper-tier university coursework. Building upon the convening, this policy brief sets out principles for how to approach transfer policy, advocating a three-legged stool approach that balances incentives,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Policy; Pathways; Management; Participation

Keywords: Community college; Transfer policy; Articulation; Strategic planning; Academic persistence; Completion

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Jobs for the Future, 2014

Physical description: [35] p.

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Also called: Driving the direction of transfer pathways reform: helping more students achieve their baccalaureate goals by creating structured transfer pathways ‘with the end in mind’

Statement of responsibility: By Dave Altstadt, with Gretchen Schmidt and Lara K. Couturier

On cover: Postsecondary State Policy: Jobs For the Future
On cover: Completion by Design

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 116.1040

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