Altered State: How the Virginia Community College System Has Used Achieving the Dream to Improve Student Success.

An in-depth look at how one state system—the Virginia Community College System—took advantage of its participation in Achieving the Dream to advance its success agenda. The experience of Virginia, a first-round Achieving the Dream state, describes concrete strategies for moving a data-driven student success policy agenda at the state level. This case study summarizes the evolution and progress of the Virginia Community College System's strategies and tells a powerful story of how one system has leveraged Achieving the Dream to reorient priorities, put student success front and center, and effect significant changes in both administrative practices and policies and legislative action.

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