Friday, March 23, 2018
The RP Group



Our efforts focus on strengthening the success of all students, particularly historically underrepresented groups such as students of color, low-income students, first generation students, foster youth, students with disabilities, and veterans.

Related Projects

Technical assistance to the college’s current research and evaluation efforts in the areas of Student Cohort Tracking, Academic Support Evaluation, and Student Success and Equity Planning and Research, in order to improve student outcomes.

Research aimed at identifying strategies for increasing transfer among “high-leverage learners” in California Community Colleges — individuals who have completed all or most of their transfer requirements, but who do not make it “through the gate” to a four-year institution. 

List of Focus Group series involving students, staff, faculty, and/or administration, conducted by the RP Group to help colleges inform programs, equity plans, campus culture, and more.

Third party evaluations to help improve outcomes and increase the effectiveness of student success initiatives, programs, and various efforts by community colleges and other higher education-based organizations. 

Study and findings that resulted in the foundation for the creation of the Community College Pathways for Foster Youth (CCP), a million dollar initiative funded by The Walter S. Johnson Foundation, the Stuart Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to assist campus programs in improving college and career outcomes for former foster youth at 10 California Community Colleges.

Study on the effectiveness of the EOPS program in serving students with economic and/or social disadvantages.

Set of tools in the area of Data Disaggregation across a variety of topics, including student equity and support, institutional effectiveness, and student learning.

Longitudinal research study of the long-term impacts of the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) on students’ academic and employment outcomes.

Facilitation of a series of student focus groups and sharing findings at a practitioner convening to understand the educational experiences of student populations identified in Cabrillo College’s equity efforts.