California Acceleration Project

California Community College Faculty Supporting Student-Centered Policy and Practice

CAP is a faculty-led network that supports California's 116 community colleges to transform English and math programs with the goal of achieving strong and equitable student outcomes. We work to ensure that policy and classroom practice help more students complete math and English requirements for a college degree.

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Featured Publications & Webinars

Leading for Strong and Equitable Completion

This special issue of the CAPacity Gazette focuses on what faculty and administrative leaders are doing at colleges that had especially strong results in the first year of AB 705 implementation.

360 Degree Whiteboards: An Equity Strategy to Improve Outcomes in Precalculus

Sophia Lee teaches an open access Precalculus course with corequisite support at Citrus College. Students taking this course complete calculus at rates equivalent to students with stronger high school math backgrounds who take Precalculus without support. In this webinar and blog post, she discusses her student-centered and equity-minded lesson cycle.

Webinar: Owning Our Data – From Reaction to Action

Examining disaggregated success data for our own courses can bring up feelings of defensiveness, shame, frustration, and hopelessness. Three English faculty from Sacramento City College share how confronting and reflecting on their own data helped them move to concrete, targeted actions that lead to more equitable outcomes.