LearningWorks aims to strengthen student achievement in the California Community Colleges.

We work to facilitate, disseminate and fund practitioner-informed recommendations for changes at the system and classroom levels, infusing these strategies with statewide and national insights.


Community College Week cites LearningWork/PACE Degree of Freedom papers | Aug 2015

“The need for reform is clear. Developmental math long has been called the Bermuda Triangle of community...

San Francisco Chronicle Op-Ed addresses student placement issues in the Community Colleges | Jun 2015

Community colleges sending too many into remedial math By Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Pamela Burdman An op-ed in las...

DEGREES OF FREEDOM: Probing Math Placement Policies at California Colleges and Universities | May 2015

“Given remedial math sequences’ high attrition rates, placement has a significant influence on whether...