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Mar 27, 2013  | 
Elisa Rassen, with support from Kathy Booth, Robert Gabriner, W. Norton Grubb, and Laura Hope

Based on reserach cnoducted in California community colleges, this guide identifies and explores four key changes that can be made to basic skills programs in order to significantly improve...

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Apr 1, 2009  | 
Terrence Willett, Craig Hayward, and Eden Dahlstrom, Cal-PASS

An examination of how 11th grade California Standards Test (CST) results and 11th grade English and math course grades can be used as predictors of the level of student’s first attempted community...

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Oct 1, 2009  | 
The RP Group

Description of a two-part project that recommended measures for basic skills outcomes based on measures in California and nationally and an investigation of California community colleges’...

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Jan 1, 2010  | 
The RP Group & Career Ladders Project

This five-minute video features student perspectives on how building English skills in the child development context transforms students’ learning process, provokes deeper understanding and...

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Jan 1, 2010  | 
The RP Group & Career Ladders Project

This five-minute video features students perspectives on how contextualization helps students recognize that math and English are vital tools for construction/utilities employment and career...

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Mar 1, 2013  | 
Louise Jaffe, University of California Los Angeles and Trustee, Santa Monica College

Viewed through the lens of mathematics, this study focuses on the segment of the educational pipeline from high school to community college, analyzing the effectiveness of different high school...

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Aug 17, 2012  | 
UC-Berkeley and the RP Group

This paper uses the findings from Working Papers 1-9 to distill 21 recommendations for changes in the community colleges. 

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Jul 1, 2009  | 
The RP Group

Based on a review and analysis of basic skills student outcomes measures in California and nationally, this project developed recommendations for a simple set of measures that can be used both...

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Apr 26, 2009  | 
Ted Younglove, Antelope Valley College  

Description of methods to predict the probabilities of success for concurrent courses based on historical data, which can be used in student advising in order to improve success in Basic Skills...

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Jul 8, 2010  | 
Dr Katie Hern, English Instructor, Chabot College

An explanatory article, practical tools, and data analysis from Los Medanos and Chabot Colleges that make the case for accelerated developmental English and Math.

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