Effective Practices for Promoting the Transition of High School Students to College


Enrolling more than two million students annually, California community colleges serve as the primary gateway to higher education for a large percentage of the state’s population. To provide affordable access for all Californians, the community college mission includes support for basic skills instruction as a key mechanism to prepare students for workforce and advanced educational opportunities, as well as in developing foundational literacy skills essential for an educated citizenry.