California State University officials shared positive early results of the system’s new way of ensuring the math proficiency of incoming students.
It’s time to reconsider whether Algebra 2 really creates the opportunities we have long assumed and build more rigorous pathways that lead students to college.
Mentor-mentee relationships among formerly incarcerated students go beyond social, cultural, intellectual, and campus knowledge. These relationships can empower and transform the lives of students by increasing academic and employment opportunities.
Faculty and staff teaching in California prisons will get the opportunity to “practice what they preach” this fall when they convene in the woods for a weekend of wellness and professional development.
Every time I visit a prison classroom, I am asked the same question: When is the BA coming? The demand is real, and we owe it to the students to make it happen. The challenges, however, are equally real.
If the goal is to increase equitable access to advanced math, policies to address the three barriers highlighted by PPIC — not university admissions requirements — are the place to begin.