Skip to content

California Community Colleges Data Collection Project

Began in February 1, 2020

In an effort to reduce the number of transfer-bound students placed into developmental education, California passed Assembly Bill 705 in 2017, which requires community colleges to use multiple measures to place students into transfer-level courses in their first year of enrollment.

In response to AB705, many colleges are adopting corequisite support strategies to increase students’ likelihood of course completion. RFA is working with the Foundation for California Community Colleges to collect data on transfer-level math and English courses across the 114 California community colleges, including the support strategies aligned to these courses, with the ultimate goal of creating a dataset that can be merged on Chancellor’s Office student-level data to identify student outcomes associated with these placements and supports.

Related Publications

Publication

All Learning Counts Policy Toolkit

Associated Project Expanding the Knowledge Base on State Policies that Validate Learning that Occurs Outside of the Classroom Abstract Every year millions of Americans gain valuable college credit-worthy learning through workplace training, the military, apprenticeships,…

Publication

State of Student Success Funding During COVID-19

RFA found that over one third of states running SFF/PBF/OBF models in FY20 either implemented a new hold harmless provision, extended a FY20 hold harmless provision that had been set to expire, or paused their…

Publication

State of Promise Programs During COVID-19

Overall, more than half of statewide Promise programs made changes to program components in response to COVID-19. Of the 15 programs that made changes, we found 11 programs adjusted eligibility requirements, with many relaxing requirements…
See all publications