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College Students

How Community Colleges Take a Regional Approach to Guided Pathways

In California, the leadership of the San Diego and Imperial Counties Community Colleges Association has come together to work on a common initiative, serving as a model for large-scale institutional reform.

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September 12: Aligning Career Pathways to Your Region’s Labor Market

Learn how the Nevada Department of Education is transitioning to the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). Register today.

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August Focus: College Pathways and Career Success

Every student deserves the opportunity to excel in college and career. Throughout the month of August, WestEd highlights college and career pathways that make college more accessible for students, provide effective support, and prepare them for careers that match students' interests and the needs of their communities.

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Innovative Math Program Boosts Community College Completion Rates

Community college students who took Carnegie Math Pathways' Statway course completed their degrees at three times the rate of their non-Statway peers.

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English Learners

March Focus: Comprehensive Support to Improve Success for English Learners

Explore WestEd’s research, services, and resources designed to help educators rapidly improve teaching and systemic support for English learners.

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College Promise In California: Community-Wide Efforts to Support Student Success

Flourishing in California, College Promise programs are helping students get the education they need without taking on unmanageable debt.

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Elementary Students

Raising the Bar on Instruction: 21st Century Learning Standards

Visit the Raising the Bar website to access research-based tools, resources, and services designed to help teachers transition to college- and career-ready standards.

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California's College Promise Programs Offer More Than Money to Help Students Succeed

A new report, written by WestEd’s California College Promise Project, discusses the characteristics of California's flourishing College Promise programs, and highlights leader and practitioner perceptions.

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Diversifying Math Pathways

Colleges are creating math pathways that are relevant to students' fields of study and aligned with the skills needed for success.

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Partnering for College and Career Success

With cross-sector partnerships, a REL West alliance is helping to build an education-to-career pipeline in Arizona.

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