Whereas basic skills issues have been ongoing, and
Whereas basic skills is an integral part of the California Community Colleges mission, and
Whereas assessment data suggest that postsecondary education in California will confront an increasing number of basic skills issues as the need for basic skills education grows, and
Whereas the Basic Skills Ad Hoc Committee has been active since its establishment in 1997 by Resolution 9.03 F97,
Resolved that the Academic Senate add the Basic Skills Committee to the Senate Rules as a regular standing committee of the Academic Senate.
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