Bill reaches governor for uniform assessment of incoming community college students

SACRAMENTO (Press Release)–A bill to pilot a project for the uniform assessment of incoming community college students has been approved by the Legislature and awaits action by the governor.

Assemblyman Marty Block (D-San Diego), the bill’s author, said that AB 2682 requires the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges to establish a pilot project that will create a uniform, centrally delivered system of student assessment.

“Currently about 70% of incoming community college students do not have the adequate preparation to perform successfully in college-ready courses,” Block said.  

“Accurate assessment is vital to ensuring that these students are placed in the appropriate basic-skills classes that build the foundation for success.”

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Preceding based on material provided by Assemblyman Block