Entries for 'RP Group'

November 2014  

What happened when Butte College changed its placement policy to more than double the proportion of incoming students qualifying for college English? The short answer: completion of college English increased substantially college-wide and achievement gaps narrowed, especially for Black and Hispanic students.

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April 2014  

This quasi-experimental study found "large and robust" increases in student completion of transferable English and math courses at the first 16 colleges offering redesigned, accelerated pathways with the California Acceleration Project.

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July 2010  

In this 2010 article, Katie Hern and Myra Snell make the case that high attrition rates are structurally guaranteed in long developmental sequences and that open-access accelerated courses are a promising way to increase completion rates in college-level English and Math. Published in the RP Group's statewide publication Perspectives, the article marks the beginning of the California Acceleration Project.

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