Review of the Literature About Remediation in Higher Education

Martinez, S., Snider, L. A., & Day, E. (2003). Remediation in higher education: A review of the literature. Topeka, KS: Kansas State Board of Education. Retrieved July 4, 2004, from:
This national survey of developmental education dealt with the following issues: reason for DE enrollment levels; strategies to reduce need for DE; institutional type to provide DE; financial responsibility for DE; factors that make DE more effective; and suggested DE research topics. The report concludes with a state by state analysis of DE by identifying the following features: annual cost, enrollment percentage, state laws and policies or proposed changes, and restrictions on provision of DE.