A year after redesigning its math-remediation program, the Virginia Community College System found more students at its 23 schools were finishing courses in months, not years. The update, based on the evidence-based work of a reform movement known as Achieving the Dream, enlisted the help of faculty to align course requirements with students' skills and career paths. "You can't try to do these things at scale unless your faculty are on board and, in our case, we gave them a leadership role," Chancellor Glenn Dubois said.

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