Getting Students Through the Gate: New Study Focuses on How Higher Education Can Increase Transfer Success
May 21, 2020 | College Futures Foundation |
College Futures Foundations’ article discusses findings form RP Group’s co-authored report, Students Speak Their Truth About Transfer: What They Need to Get Through the Gate.
Increasing Student Success in Developmental Mathematics: Proceedings of a Workshop
November 18, 2019 | The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine |
RP Group cited in The National Academy of Sciences report discussing a workshop focused on education in mathematics. Participants explored research...
As California Law Looks to End Remedial Education, New Studies Show State’s Community Colleges Showing Uneven Progress in Adopting Math & English Reforms
October 9, 2019 | The 74 Million |
RP Group’s early findings report included in The 74 Million article reporting that although more African-American and Latino students are passing transfer-level classes, more work is needed.
What Happens When Colleges Broaden Access to Transfer-Level Courses? Evidence from California Community Colleges
October 2019 | Public Policy Institute of California |
RP Group AB 705 research and surveys referenced in PPIC’s October report discussing results of community colleges placing new students in transfer-level courses rather than...
More California community college students entering, passing transfer-level math and English as result of landmark law
September 27, 2019 | EdSource |
The RP Group’s early findings on transfer-level math and English post-AB 705 are featured in this article, which reports on the implementation efforts and sentiments of colleges in California.
The Reality of Meta Major and Program Mapping
June 2019 | Palomar College |
Palomar College shared takeaways from Meta Major webinar. Lessons learned include ASCCC/RP Group joint ideas on meta major redevelopment in line with Guided Pathways.
Implementing Key Process Elements for a BI Strategic System: Lone Star College-Tomball
April 8, 2019 | Educause Review |
The RP Group’s “Building a Culture of Inquiry: Using a Cycle of Exploring Research and Data to Improve Student Success” was cited in this article focused on the effectiveness of business intelligence...
Santa Rosa Junior College Scraps Math, English Placement Tests
January 18, 2019|The Press Democrat|
RP Group’s MMAP findings mentioned in article about Santa Rosa Junior College allowing more students to take transfer-level math and English courses.
California Community Colleges Urged to Plan Now for Fewer Students in Remedial Courses
August 20, 2018|EdSource|
MMAP’s findings and suggestion to provide students with additional support mentioned in article discussing California Community College’s plan to reduce enrollment in remedial classes.
“Multiple Paths Forward” cites RP Group, Published in EdSource Newsletter
April 4, 2018 | EdSource Newsletter Spring 2018 |
RP Group cited in WestEd Report “Multiple Paths Forward,” which was shared in EdSource email updates, daily for a period of more than 30 days in Spring 2018.
Dr. Matthew Wetstein Recommended for Cabrillo College Presidency
December 15, 2017 | Times Publishing Group Article |
Matthew Westein, RP Group President from 2014-2016 will be “the next President/Superintendent of Cabrillo College, with a projected start date of February 1, 2018.”
New bill removes remedial classes by 2018
December 4, 2017 | The Connection Article |
MMAP, led by RP Group and Educational Results Partnerships’ Cal-PASS Plus system, is used by Cosumnes River College to determine “how high school transcripts can be used to determine college...
More Than $5.7 Million in Grants Awarded to CSUF During Last Three Months of 2016
January 4, 2017 | California State Fullerton News Service |
Director of the Social Science Research Center at Cal State Fullerton, Laura Gil-Trejo, received “$32,676 from the RP Group for the ‘Joyce Foundation Academy for College...
Four Finalists Announced for Lake Tahoe Community College President Job
November 9, 2016 | South Tahoe Now |
In this article, former RP Group board member, Matt Wetstein, is one of “four finalists for the position of Lake Tahoe Community College's Superintendent/President.”
Easy Change Could Improve College Racial Equity, July 2016
July 27, 2016 | San Diego Union-Tribune |
Article states that the process for assessing which students get to take college-level courses or remedial courses aids in the racial inequity within California Community Colleges. RP Group...
Community Colleges Sending Too Many into Remedial Math, May 2015
May 29, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle |
Article states California Community Colleges’ placement tests have unfairly placed students in remedial courses. The RP Group is referenced as estimating that “each year, nearly 50,000 students...
Reworking Remedial Education, November 2014
November 11, 2014 | EdSource |
The RP Group’s 2014 report, Curricular Redesign and Gatekeeper Completion: A Multi-College Evaluation of the California Acceleration Project, was referenced in an EdSource article about restructuring the...
CLU Professor Receives Fulbright, 2014
May 27, 2014 | Cal Lutheran News |
Out of 1,100 candidates, RP Group senior researcher Diane Rodriguez-Kiino “received a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at the University of Tokyo and Tsuda College in Japan during the 2014-2015...
Public Campuses Mimic Private University Experience
June 24, 2012 | SF Gate |
Metro Academies Initiative is a program that provides students in public colleges with a private university experience for a small additional cost to each school. Researchers Jane Wellman, a college cost...