Entries for 'Statewide'

November 2016  

The California Acceleration Project's first annual statewide conference will be held on March 9-11, 2017 in Sacramento. Colleges implementing new approaches to placement and remediation in English, reading, ESL, and math are invited to submit proposals by November 30, 2016. 


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September 2016  

The California Acceleration Project has received a total of $900,000 in new grant funding from the James Irvine Foundation, the California Education Policy Fund, and the College Futures Foundation to help community colleges transform remediation in English and math. 


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September 2015  

In a retreat at Folsom Lake College, the Board of Governors for the California Community Colleges received a report from the state Chancellor’s Office on the progress made under the state’s Basic Skills Initiative and plans for the new $60 Million allocated by the legislature for the Basic Skills Outcomes Transformation…


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September 2014  

The California Acceleration Project is the subject of a chapter in the just-released edition of New Directions in Community Colleges: Applying the Col...

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August 2014  

The California Acceleration Project (CAP) has received a two-year $400,000 grant to create a blueprint for transforming placement and remediation in California. The goal of this blueprint will be to streamline the transition to community college and increase the proportion of students who complete college-level math and English in their first year, a critical early...


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