Entries for 'English'

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  

In its September 2016 issue, the Washington Monthly named Katie Hern and Myra Snell to a list of the "16 Most Innovative People in Higher Education" for their work mobilizing remediation reform in the California Acceleration Project. 

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November 2015  

A new EdSource article by CAP Co-Founder Katie Hern highlights recent research showing that students are more prepared for college than community colleges have recognized and that placing more students into college-level courses is a powerful strategy for increasing completion and narrowing achievement gaps.

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October 2015  

The California Acceleration Project was featured at the U.S. Education Learning Forum organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The event included keynote addresses by both Bill and Melinda Gates and a conversation moderated by PBS NewsHour correspondent Gwen Ifill. CAP Co-Founder Katie Hern spoke on the panel “Building…

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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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