Spotlights in Acceleration

As more and more colleges implement accelerated models of English and Math, we will be featuring this work in regular “Spotlight” articles. We kicked off the series with the English department at Las Positas College, where 88% of under-prepared students are now channeled into an accelerated 4-unit course that integrates reading and writing. Our second spotlight features Chaffey College, which implemented 52 accelerated pilot courses in Spring 2011. If you know of a college that might be a good candidate for a “Spotlight,” we’d love to hear from you — contact your 3CSN regional coordinator or Katie Hern