News Release

San Diego and Imperial colleges! A Guided Pathways workshop is coming this month

February 6th 2019 - News Release

Practitioners from community colleges in San Diego and across California will share their experiences implementing Guided Pathways on Friday, Feb. 22.  To join this full-day regional intensive in San Diego’s Mission Valley, register here. In small-group discussions, participants will learn strategies for approaching key challenges: using data (a team from Santa Rosa will talk about creating […]

LA and South Central Coast colleges! Join us for a regional Guided Pathways workshop on Feb. 4

January 23rd 2019 - News Release, Uncategorized

Experienced practitioners from colleges across California will talk about their work on Guided Pathways in this full-day event, called “Ready. Set. Design. Accelerating Guided Pathways to the Next Level,” at the Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport. To join, register here. Small-group discussions will cover using data, building student-centered infrastructure, inclusive decision-making, and scaling new student services. […]

Career Advancement Academies: Lessons for Equity in Guided Pathways

December 5th 2018 - Featured, News Release

The Career Advancement Academies at more than 30 California community colleges offer concrete examples of how to ensure equity for all students, and a new report from Career Ladders Project and Equal Measure outlines how they can be applied in Guided Pathways reforms. Established in 2007, with state funding and with technical assistance from CLP, the Career […]

The Dual Enrollment Landscape in California

October 11th 2018 - Featured, News Release

Students who participate in dual enrollment at a community college during high school are more likely to graduate and enter college, and they’re more likely to complete a certificate, degree, or transfer. And the students who are most underrepresented in community colleges — young men of color, students from low-income families, and students who are first in their families to attend college — often benefit the most. But California has not […]

The Dual Enrollment Game

September 27th 2018 - Featured, News Release

Research shows that high school students who take community college courses through dual enrollment get better grades in high school and are more likely to enter and stay in college — and attain a degree or a certificate. The object of the game is to earn college credit. Taking the role of students, players make […]

Guided Pathways as a Framework for Integrating Student Success Efforts: A Case Study of Three California Community Colleges

September 12th 2018 - Featured, News Release

A new CLP brief explores how colleges can use Guided Pathways to bring together innovation, people, and resources across initiatives. It highlights the stories of three California community colleges that have worked to intentionally align different initiatives and have utilized Guided Pathways design principles to focus integrated planning efforts. This brief argues that guided pathways […]

Promising Practices in Supporting Postsecondary Success in Alternative Education

May 31st 2018 - News Release

“During the Community of Practice…the conversation highlighted the importance of making ‘college as part of [high school] community’ to begin to ‘shift the culture and help students recognize that college is part of their lives.’” In a new Issue Brief, “Exploring Alternative High School and Community College Partnerships,” CLP and Equal Measure examine promising practices […]

New Report on Diversifying Math Pathways as a Strategy for Student Success

May 10th 2018 - News Release

“Recent policy changes are creating fertile ground for diversifying math pathways.” According to the new report, Multiple Paths Forward: Diversifying Mathematics as a Strategy for Student Success, the use of diversified math pathways has the potential to ease the road to a college degree for tens of thousands of students in California.   The report, published […]

Bringing Student Voices to Guided Pathways Inquiry and Design: Findings from Student Focus Groups at Two California Community Colleges

August 29th 2017 - News Release

“I’ve been guilty of this—and it is a common thing in here—where you take class after class and you kind of forget your end goal… but it would be great to have something tangible like a shadowing program or something else that would get you excited about picking a major.”  – California Community College Student […]

Big Ideas in Workforce Innovation: A Three Part Series

August 2nd 2017 - News Release

The California Workforce Development Board (State Board) has released a three part series, Big Ideas in Workforce Innovation. The Career Ladders Project documented emerging lessons from key State Board initiatives that promote creative solutions to enhance economic mobility and economic vitality for California’s workers and employers. Big Ideas in Workforce Innovation: A Three Part Series Alignment […]