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CCC Student Equity Plan
The Center for Urban Education is hosting a two day intensive workshop for California Community Colleges May 29-30 in Los Angeles. The event is designed to address the specific requirements of the new Student Equity Plan. Teams or committees who attend will leave the event with a plan for addressing each requirement of the Student Equity Plan, an understanding of what makes the most effective plan, and tools for implementing the plan.
Report to the Senate Education Committee by Dr. Bensimon
Dr. Estela Bensimon participated at the California State Senate Education Committee's Joint Information Hearing on Accountability for Postsecondary Education Performance. March 2014
Addressing Latino Outcomes at California's Hispanic-Serving Institutions
A new paper to be presented at the Institute for Equity, Effectiveness and Excellence at Hispanic Serving Institutions, Latino Outcomes at California's Hispanic-Serving Institutions analyzes data on the 112 Hispanic-Serving Institutions in California. October 2013
Why Race: The Future of Equity in Higher Education
"Why Race?" is designed as a resource for higher education practitioners who are interested in starting conversations about race on their campus, or who must address questions of why color-blind approaches do not lead to equity. June 2013
Action Research: An Essential Practice for 21st Century Assessment at HSIs
Hispanic Serving Institutions must play a lead role in addressing the shortage of Hispanic graduates, particularly in STEM. Beyond benchmarking, they must include action research to encourage the adoption of innovative practices. March 2013
- Dr. Bensimon Speaks at the Senate Education Committee Joint Information Hearing
- Assessing Underserved Students' Engagement in High-Impact Practices
- Bensimon Featured Addressing Institutional Change and Equity
- Report: Despite graduating from the state’s best schools, Latinos choose community college
- The Center for Urban Education at the 2013 ASHE Conference