California Acceleration Project

California Community College Faculty Supporting Student-Centered Policy and Practice

CAP is a faculty-led network that supports California's 115 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

Initial STEM Velocity: STEM Calculus Pathway Redesign at Cuyamaca College

At Cuyamaca College students with no precalculus experience enrolled in STEM Calculus with two-units of support. They had twice the success in half the time compared to students taking Precalculus. Pass rates were higher and more equitable in supported Calculus classes than traditional Calculus sections. Read the brief for more.

Webinar: Creating Cultures of Growth in Our Classrooms

Researchers from Equity Accelerator share new California community college research into the use of evidence-based practices that foster Cultures of Growth in the classroom. The study found that professional development fostered classroom environments where students reported better experiences and more academic success. The presentation closes with practical examples and suggestions