Report suggests algorithms can help fix remedial education

How can colleges more accurately place students in needed courses? Research co-authored by TC’s Peter Bergman explores whether student placement in college courses can be improved with the use of an algorithm to predict success — via Inside Higher Ed.

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/07/01/report-suggests-algorithms-can-help-fix-remedial-education

An experiment suggests colleges can help students bypass remedial courses for college-level classes by using algorithms instead of placement tests to predict academic outcomes.