2007-2008 ABE/ESL-to-Credit Intervention.
The Primary outcome of interest for this intervention was to compare the proportion of students in Bridge classes (ESL classes with a specific career/skill focus) who earned college-level credits compared to students in traditional ESL classes over a one-year period.
The Intervention group (blue) was based on:
Enrollment in Bridge classes in fall 2007.
Had no college-level credits to date.
Willingness to receive advising.
Were an ESL level 4 or 5 student.
The Comparison Group (red) was created from:
Students who enrolled in only traditional ESL level 4 or 5 classes.
Who had no college-level credits to date.
And who did not receive advising.