Entries for 'Research'

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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April 2015  

CAP faculty members Leslie Henson, Katie Hern, and Myra Snell were recognized with an Excellence in College Research Award for their collaboration on the article “Let Them In: Increasing Access, Completion, and Equity in College English.” Originally published in the November 2014 issue of the publication Perspectives, the article analyzes...


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March 2015  

The Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA) has awarded CAP and 3CSN the 2015 Mertes Award for Excellence in College Research, in recognition of their work supporting colleges to offer redesigned, accelerated curricula for under-prepared students. In announcing the award, ACCCA Executive Director Susan Bray wrote, “The Board based its...


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December 2014  

The November/December issue of Perspectives by the RP Group features an article by Leslie Henson and Katie Hern about what happened when Butte College changed its placement policy to more than double the number of incoming students who qualify for college English. The short answer: completion of college English increased substantially and equity gaps narrowed...


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August 2014  

The California Acceleration Project (CAP) supports community colleges to redesign English and math remediation to help more students complete college-level English and math requirements. Since 2010, all of California’s 112 community colleges have participated in our outreach efforts, and 47 colleges are offering redesigned English and math pathways through our extended professional development program.


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