Remove the Term Remedial from the Student Success Scorecard

Fall
2014
Resolution Number: 
07.08
Category: 
Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, The term “remedial” is used in the Student Success Scorecard to describe curriculum in English, mathematics, and English as a Second Language (ESL) that is below transfer level under the heading of Momentum Points;

Whereas, Courses in English, mathematics, and ESL that are below transfer level are also called “basic skills courses” in the Basic Skills Initiative; and

Whereas, Basic skills and remedial are referring to the same set of courses;

Resolved, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to the Chancellor’s Office that the term “remedial” in the Student Success Scorecard be replaced with the terms “basic skills” and “ESL”.

MSC