Cuyamaca College is the first community college in California to undertake a full-scale transformation of mathematics instruction. The college has made three critical changes: 1) the assessment and placement of students into math courses, 2) the paths students take to reach and complete transfer-level math, and 3) the experience students receive in the classroom. Most students at Cuyamaca can complete their math requirements in one semester. Instead of requiring students to take remedial courses that delay their progress toward a degree, Cuyamaca allows students to enroll directly into transfer-level math with 2-units of additional support from their instructors (corequisite support). Among first-time students who previously would have placed in remediation but enrolled in transfer-level math with support, 67 percent successfully completed the course in one year, up from 10 percent of those starting in traditional remediation the year prior.
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