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Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter

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Strawn, Julie
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Washington, DC
Published Date: 
August 2011
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August 2011
Year: 
2011
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Students forced to complete a long sequence of remedial or English language classes before they can begin their postsecondary program rarely earn college certificates or degrees. This brief highlights six promising programs that show how career pathway bridges help lower-skilled students move farther and faster along college and career paths through dual enrollment in linked basic skills and occupational certificate courses. Because creating such bridges requires collaboration across college silos, they can also transform the way colleges operate. (author abstract)

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