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Launch Years

Developing an Inclusive and Effective Policy Agenda

September 20, 2021| Blog, Launch Years
A look at best practices for enacting meaningful policy changes.

Advancing Mathematics Pathways: What it Takes and What is Next

September 1, 2021| Blog, Launch Years
Brit Kirwan reflects on the math pathways journey in Maryland and beyond.

Working on Big “P” Policy to Advance Launch Years Work

August 27, 2021| Blog, Launch Years
ECS policy lead Brian Sponsler on strategies to engage policymakers

Those Closest to Reform Must Be Included in its Creation and Implementation

August 18, 2021| Blog, Launch Years
Effective policy requires inclusion of affected communities.

Decades Later, Problematic Role of Calculus as Gatekeeper to Opportunity Persists

August 9, 2021| Blog, Launch Years
Inequitable access to and unnecessary reliance on Calculus continues.

The Role of State-Level Education Policy in Ensuring Equitable Access to Postsecondary Pathways

August 2, 2021| Blog, Launch Years
Well-intentioned alignment policies do not always give equitable success

Modernizing Mathematics Curriculum: Michael Pearson and the Launch Years Initiative

November 18, 2020| Higher Education, Launch Years
The MAA's MIchael Pearson and the need to modernize postsecondary math.