Evaluation of Tennessee Pre-College Remedial Math Programs

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Project Status: Current
Focus Area: Postsecondary Access & Success
Location: Tennessee

What are the short-term and long-term outcomes for students who participate in math “pre-remediation” as high-school seniors?

This is a study of senior-year math programs in Tennessee designed to “pre-remediate” students with low math achievement. This evaluation includes the SAILS (Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support) Program, an innovative K-12 community college partnership that offers students a community college standards-aligned curriculum via a blended learning platform. By offering the equivalent of the college remedial math course to high school students during their senior year, SAILS allows students to simultaneously complete their fourth-year of high school math required for graduation while eliminating the need for remedial math coursework in college. 

Angela Boatman

Angela Boatman

Affiliated Researcher
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education
Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Claire Gogolen

Claire Gogolen

Program Manager, MQI Coaching

As a program manager, Claire oversees MQI Coaching, a program that aims to help mathematics teachers improve their instruction. MQI Coaching was

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Dasha Maghooli

Dasha Maghooli

Research Assistant
Master's Student
Harvard Graduate School of Education