Multiple Acceleration Strategies

Webinar: Curricular Options for Supporting English Learners in College Composition

Since the passage of AB 705, community colleges have implemented different curricular models with the goal of maximizing the rates at which English learners complete transfer-level English composition. This webinar will review these models in detail and provide a comprehensive list of the offerings in place at colleges this fall. The presenters will also share …

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Alternatives to Below-Transfer Math

This simple, one-page resource outlines transfer-level alternatives to Intermediate Algebra for associate degree and career education students, along with B-STEM-directed students who have not passed Algebra 2.

Up to the Challenge

Community Colleges Expand Access to College-Level Courses A new report from the California Acceleration Project features community colleges that have transformed their policies to enable the majority of students to bypass remediation and begin directly in college-level courses. Up the the Challenge: Community Colleges Expand Access to College-Level Courses features student stories and success data …

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Reforming Developmental Education to Increase Student Completion

This 2014 article from New Directions in Community Colleges discusses the factors that have helped mobilize remediation reform across California’s 112 decentralized community colleges, including building a shared understanding of the problem, using data from existing accelerated models to help faculty see that students are more capable than previously believed, and collaborative faculty development efforts …

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