This resolution was deemed infeasible due to funding.
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has long supported student equity as a part of student success, but many colleges continue to have inequitable student success rates;
Whereas, Research into effective practices in student equity has been conducted since the Academic Senate's last review of such research; and
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is a key player in the Basic Skills Initiative, and extensive research has been done on basic skills inequities and effective practices that increase student success;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the System Office, the Equity for All Project, the California Tomorrow Project, and across segments to secure funding for an Equity Initiative similar to the Basic Skills Initiative; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges work with the System Office and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges to discuss how the effective practices derived from the Equity Initiative, should it be funded, can be implemented on local campuses to increase student success. MSC Disposition: Local Senates