Amend Resolution 9.04 S15

Spring
2015
Resolution Number: 
09.04.03
Category: 
Curriculum

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Whereas, Successful student completion of current English and math competency requirements is central to concerns about student equity and achievement gaps;

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Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, due to concerns about transfer of courses to the University of California (UC), invite UC faculty to participate in the formulation of the C-ID descriptor for any alternative to intermediate algebra that would be used as a prerequisite for transfer-level math and Statistics;

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Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the development of various locally-governed pathways to transfer-level Mathematics and transfer-level Statistics designed to address student equity and close achievement gaps among student populations; and

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Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support the use of locally-approved pathways to transfer-level mathematics and transfer-level statistics that may not meet the requirements of the eventual Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID) course descriptors.

MSR:  Referred to the Executive Committee for further research and return results to the body by fall 2015.