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Weighing the Evidence: Considering Different Approaches to Improve Students’ Skills

This session looks at the question of how students can master basic skills. Three approaches are highlighted--college readiness partnerships, summer bridge programs, and learning communities--, followed by a discussion of where to invest scarce college resources. 


  • Elisabeth A. Barnett, Senior Research Associate, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Mary Visher, Senior Research Associate, MDRC
  • Tamara Clunis, Dean of Academic Success, Amarillo College
  • Christine Johnson McPhail, Strategy Coach, Achieving the Dream

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Type: Lectures & Talks

Location: Orlando World Center Marriott, Crystal Ballroom, Salon F

Date & Time: 4/23/2012, 9:15:00 AM - 10:15:00 AM