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September 6, 2022
Five years after California adopted a law transforming remedial education, some colleges still have remedial classes. New legislation would make it difficult to keep them.
August 25, 2022
California has come so far in removing unfair barriers to community college students' academic success, but there's more work to do.
July 4, 2022
Students do not need remedial classes, despite what they may believe or are told. If students want or need additional support, research shows that tutoring and other supports produce better and more equitable outcomes than remediation.
June 20, 2022
I supported the push to reduce remedial classes in community colleges but this new bill goes too far
Reducing how many students were forced to take remedial classes in college was important, but a new bill, AB 1705, is too much, too soon and would harm students.
June 13, 2022
Dozens of California community colleges planning to offer remedial classes in violation of law, report says
The California Acceleration Project found that 47 colleges are planning to offer remedial math classes this fall. The group says AB 1705, newly proposed legislation is needed to address that trend.
May 5, 2022
A bill in the California Assembly would add to previous legislation by further restricting when a community college can require students to take remedial classes. Faculty association says it goes too far.
October 25, 2021
Most of California's community colleges are still placing students in remedial classes, but a new study finds they can't justify doing so.
July 14, 2021
Out of 115 community colleges, 79 aren't fully implementing AB 705, the law that transformed remedial education in the community college system.
December 8, 2020
More California community college students are taking transfer-level courses, but critics say colleges must do more
After taking full effect last fall, AB 705 has transformed remedial education at California’s community colleges.
November 15, 2019
Two California community colleges stand out in efforts to help students take for-credit math courses instead of remedial courses.
October 25, 2019
This week: We discuss retiring CSU Chancellor Timothy White's impact and why two competing taxes on the November 2020 ballot would be problematic.
September 27, 2019
More California community college students entering, passing transfer-level math and English as result of landmark law
The new law, which takes effect this fall, aims to move more students out of remedial math and English classes.
May 10, 2019
This week: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks to reporters about school choice and her latest initiative; an update on California's efforts to reduce remediation courses in community colleges; and the governor's revised budget proposal.
March 18, 2019
Community colleges remain a long way from the 2021-22 targets for students to complete degrees and transfer to UC or CSU.