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Partnering for Progress: The role of
early remediation in preparing college
ready students
Sue Cain, Senior Policy Advisor
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
Conway, Arkansas
Websites Describing
the Policy and Work
www.cpe.ky.gov
http://education.ky.gov
Why is the Postsecondary and
K-12 Partnership so Important?
Let’s let information and data
tell the story.
Graduation Rate Gaps
Underprepared Students
System completion rates of full-time, first-time associate and baccalaureate students
who entered a Kentucky public or independent university and completed a degree at
any in-state public or independent institution, by college readiness at entry.
60%
55.3%
48.2%
50%
40%
20%
29.2%
26.5%
30%
13.6%
10%
11.4%
0%
Associate Completion Rate (2-Year) Bachelor's Completion Rate (4-Year)
Total
Source: CPE Comprehensive Database
College Ready
Not College Ready
4
6
2012-14 Biennium
Distribution of General Funds Appropriations
Total = $19.3 billion
Human Services,
6.9%
Postsecondary
Education, 12.2%
Education, 43.8%
Medicaid, 14.8%
All Other, 11.5%
Criminal Justice
System, 10.8%
Excludes Tobacco Settlement – Phase I Funds
* Education includes the Department of Education, Teacher’s Retirement System, School Facilities Construction Commission and the Education
Profession Standards Board.
** Human Services include the Health and Family Services Cabinet (net of Medicaid).
*** Criminal Justice System include the Unified Prosecutorial System, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet and the Judicial Branch.
Education Levels of
Kentucky Adults (25-44 years old)
148,112
13%
370,979
32%
Total working age population
1,152,312
Less than HS diploma or
equivalent
HS diploma or equivalent
Some college, no degree
274,083
24%
Associate degree but no
bachelor's degree
97,586
8%
261,552
23%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-10 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates
Bachelor's degree or higher
Percentage of Kentucky Population on Medicaid
by Education Levels
40.00%
36.77%
35.00%
30.00%
25.00%
20.00%
15.00%
10.61%
10.00%
3.74%
12.50%
5.37%
5.00%
0.00%
Bachelor's or
higher
Associate's Degree
Some College
High school
graduate
Less than high
school
Source: March 2012 Current Population Supplement, Current Population Survey (CPS)
Source: CPE Comprehensive Database
6
6
Incarceration Rates Correlate with
Level of Educational Attainment
Characteristics of convicted offenders, FFY 2007-08
60%
50%
50%
40%
29%
30%
20%
10%
15%
5%
0%
College graduate
Some college
High school
graduate
Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics. Federal Justice Statistics, Statistical Tables, November 2010.
Less than high
school graduate
Job Growth in Kentucky
by Education Level
80%
30%
0%
1994
1997
2000
2003
2006
2009
2012
-11%
High School Diploma or Less
Some College or Associates
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
Source: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Estimate using Current Population Survey (CPS) data (1994-2012).
Employment includes those classified as Employed-at work. Each year is an average of Jan., Apr., and Aug. data.
Senate Bill 1 (2009) As Envisioned by
the Kentucky General Assembly
College &
Career
Readiness
Standards
Assessment
& Accountability
Professional
Development
Senate Bill 1 (2009) Goals
Reduce college remediation of recent
high school graduates by at least
50 percent
Increase college completion rates
of developmental students by
3% annually
Commonwealth Commitment
• Signed by college and university presidents, KDE commissioner,
CPE President, and legislators.
• Pledged to work collaboratively to improve student transitions
and implement the Unified Strategy.
Kentucky’s Four Unified Strategies
for College and Career Readiness
1.
Accelerated Learning Opportunities
Focuses on the expansion of Advanced Placement and International
Baccalaureate credit access and dual credit opportunities.
2.
Secondary Intervention Programs
Focusing on the development and implementation of transition
coursework.
3.
College and Career Readiness Advising
Focuses on the full implementation of the Individual Learning Plan and
comprehensive advising programs, such as Operation Preparation.
4.
Postsecondary College Persistence and Degree Completion
Focuses on bridge programming, supplemental credit-bearing
coursework, and student support and intervention systems.
Aligning Standards and Assessments
• Agreement on what constitutes “readiness”
Standards
and indicators of readiness.
• Common learning outcomes for readiness.
• Kentucky Adult Education adopted the CCS.
Partnering Together
Middle to High School Transition Course Frameworks for
English, Mathematics, and Reading
High School Senior Year Transition Course Frameworks for
English, Mathematics, and Reading
Advising Toolkit for College and Career Readiness
Operation Preparation
The number of high school graduates ready for college has
steadily been increasing.
Kentucky’s College and Career Readiness Success
100.0%
90.0%
80.0%
70.0%
60.0%
54.1%
47.2%
50.0%
40.0%
34.0%
38.0%
30.0%
20.0%
10.0%
0.0%
2010
Kentucky Department of Education, Oct 2013.
2011
2012
2013
Impressive Results from Our Partnerships
Graduates who
met all three
Kentucky
benchmarks on
the ACT1,2
Graduates who met
Kentucky
benchmarks on
COMPASS/KYOTE
placement exams3
Graduates who
met career
readiness
benchmarks
Graduating
Class Size
2012
14,255
4,511
1,463
43,121
2013
15,377
6,289
1,971
43,874
1. Kentucky’s ACT benchmarks for readiness are English 18, Mathematics 19,
College Algebra 22, Calculus 27, and Reading 20.
2. ACT data is from the statewide 11th grade administration or any national
administration from the past four years
3. Placement data includes graduates that met 2 of 3 ACT benchmarks but met one
benchmark from COMPASS or KYOTE
4. Our college/career readiness goal for 2014 graduates is 56.1%.
College Readiness Increases, 2010 to 2011
Kentucky recent high school graduates and first-time, undergraduate
undecided, degree and credential-seeking college students
100%
90%
80%
70%
60%
65.9%
70.9%
58.2%
50%
52.0%
40%
30%
34.4%
28.5%
20%
10%
0%
4-Year Universities' Progress
KCTCS Progress
2010
2011
Overall Progress
Source: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Comprehensive Database System. Jan 2013.
Related Benefits
Standardization of general education learning outcomes
Enhanced transfer opportunities across the system
Agreement on common placement exams and
common learning outcomes for college readiness
Redesign of master’s degrees for teachers/leaders incorporating
more rigorous standards and continuous assessment strategies
Related Benefits
The collaborative process has meant leaving silos
behind and individual agendas at the door.
The knowledge that it takes everyone to create, support, and
sustain a culture that values education.
A stronger community within and between educational
agencies has been developed.
Stronger relationships developed between KDE and districts
and schools and between CPE to the colleges and universities.
The Work Continues:
Developmental Education,
Teacher Preparation, &
Professional Development
High Impact Educational Practices for
College Persistence and Degree Completion
 Accelerated Learning Opportunities
 College and Career Readiness Advising
 Bridge Programming
High Impact Educational Practices for
College Persistence and Degree Completion
Accelerated Learning Opportunities
 Remediation based on assessments that identify an individual
student’s needs.
 Aligning content with course and major requirements (Pathways).
 Access to supplemented credit-bearing courses with academic
supports
 Extended class times
 Labs
 Required supplemental course
 Required tutoring, mentoring, and academic advising programs.
Only 3 in 10 students have the opportunity to participate because of limited availability.
High Impact Educational Practices for
College Persistence and Degree Completion
College and Career Readiness Advising
 Academic goal setting
 Access to majors or meta majors in areas of interest for
all students
 Student success courses with topics like time management,
effective speaking and listening skills, financial literacy, and
career awareness
 Experiential learning experiences relevant to student’s
area of study
High Impact Educational Practices for
College Persistence and Degree Completion
Bridge Programming
 Academic boot camps prior to first semester enrollments
 Summer or first-semester bridge programming
 Co-requisite course modeling designs to the extent possible for
student success
 Integrated mentoring programs with students who had participated
in the programs
 Integrated advising programs that follows students after the bridge
is completed
 Integrated tutoring and academic supports for students
 Faculty and staff are important
 Follow-up and follow-through contacts with students throughout the
students’ academic careers
Websites of Interest
http://www.kycorestandards.org (Common Core Standards
Information for Postsecondary Education Faculty)
http://education.ky.gov (Unified Strategy for College and
Career Readiness, School Report Cards, Open House, Unbridled
Learning, College/Career Readiness for All, Intervention
Programming - middle and high school transition courses,
Advising Toolkit, Operation Preparation)
http://cpe.ky.gov (College Readiness Indicators [contains the
learning outcomes for transitional, developmental, and supplemental
courses and the statewide writing rubric], Dual Credit Policy,
Standardized Chart for National Exams, Senate Bill 1 (2009), 13
KAR2:020 (College Admissions Regulation), College and Career
Readiness in Kentucky, Commonwealth Commitment)
Questions and Discussion
Dr. Sue Cain,
Senior Policy Advisor
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
[email protected]

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