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A Response to a Defense of Online Credit Recovery

A few weeks ago, at the August 15th Board of Education meeting, I submitted a nearly 20 page report documenting problems with the online credit recovery program, e2020. 553 more words

Plan 2020 Improves Graduation Rates and College Readiness in Alabama

Britton Devier teaches at Alabama’s Smiths Station High School where he fills a number of roles. In addition to coaching multiple sports teams, Britton Devier oversees credit recovery and advancement classes at the large school. 132 more words

Britton Devier

Will America vote for failure again?

In this election, a lot of ink and hot air is being expended to defend existing old and ineffective programs.

One particularly threadbare talking point is to pour even more money into the public school system. 1,225 more words


Graduations Up, Competence Down

DYSTOPIA–Although Dystopia College’s three-year-old Done¬†Your Degree at Dystopia (DYDD) campaign has increased the college’s graduation rate–in response to pressure from state legislators and its accreditors–new research suggests that the competence of graduates has fallen in inverse proportion to the growth in the number of graduates. 160 more words

Convocation Speaker Announced

DYSTOPIA–Rudyard “Red” Neckerson, author of Git ’em In, Git ‘er Done, Git ’em Out: The Low Road to Higher Graduation Rates, will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Dystopia College faculty convocation, Provost Eddina Field announced today. 198 more words

Why So Many Graduate Students Quit?

Not only universities have an undergraduate graduation rate problem, it seems that  graduate schools also have the same issue. No wonder there is a pipeline issue. 94 more words


Giordano and Hassel. Developmental Reform and the Two-Year College. TETYC, May 2016. Posted 07/25/2016.

Giordano, Joanne Baird, and Holly Hassel. “Unpredictable Journeys: Academically At-Risk Students, Developmental Education Reform, and the Two-Year College.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 43.4 (2016): 371-90. 1,062 more words