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Northeast & Islands Event: Setting Up for Success: Preparing High School Students for College-level Math
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February 14, 2019

Time: 3:30–4:30 p.m. Eastern

Location: Webinar

Description: This webinar presents research on efforts to reduce rates of student placement in college remedial mathematics. Researcher Dr. Angela Boatman will share findings from a recent impact evaluation of a pre-college remediation intervention—the Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support (SAILS) program in Tennessee. Dr. Marla Davis from the Mississippi Department of Education will discuss her state’s experience implementing a pre-college math readiness program, including challenges, successes, and lessons learned.

If you cannot attend the live event, register at the link below to receive an email when a recording of the webinar is available online.

Partnership or Research Alliance: New York Research Partnership for Alternative Pathways and Rhode Island Pipelines to College and Career Research Partnership

Audience: The intended audience for this webinar includes state-level administrators responsible for establishing math curriculum requirements and district administrators responsible for secondary math curriculum and instruction and for programming related to college readiness. A secondary audience includes postsecondary administrators involved in programs of remedial-education reform in partnership with high schools.

Speakers: Dr. Angela Boatman, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Vanderbilt University
Dr. Marla Davis, Bureau Director and Mathematics Content Specialist, Office of Secondary Education, Mississippi Department of Education
Dr. Katherine Shields, Senior Research Associate and New York Research Partnership Lead, REL Northeast & Islands

Report Citation: Kane, T., Boatman, A., Kozakowski, W., Bennett, C., Hitch, R., & Weisenfeld, D. (2018). Remedial math goes to high school: An evaluation of the Tennessee SAILS program. Research Report. Cambridge, MA: Center for Education Policy Research, Harvard University. Retrieved from

Pradipti Bhatta
(617) 618-2470
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