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Selected External Resources

  • California Mathematics Council, Community Colleges:  A list of resources that relate to California and national math initiatives, including acceleration.
  • California Pathways: The Second Language Student in Public High Schools, Colleges, and Universities: An overview of the issues involved in education second language students in California; includes proficiency descriptors by skill and level.
  • ICAS Competency Documents: The Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senate is responsible for regularly updating competency statements for entering students. Of particular interest are the statements for Academic Literacy and Mathematics.
  • Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy (IHELP): Under the leadership of Nancy Shulock, the Institute has published several influential community college reports on student access and success, accountability, and funding.
  • Common Core State Standards: These standards have been adopted to improve the success of graduates from K12. You will hear these standards mentioned in educational discussions at every level.
  • Getting Past Go: A project of the Education Commission of the States to use policy levers to improve developmental education in higher education. The Common Core State Standards are an important aspect of the work.