Students now receive math & English placement results by completing the Placement Tool.
Effective January 1, 2018, Assembly Bill (AB) 705 went into effect that changes placement into English and math courses for all California Community Colleges. View Assembly Bill
- AB 705 (Irwin, 2017) is a law that requires California Community Colleges to maximize the probability that students will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and math within one year.
- The law is based on years of research that shows that high school performance information is the best predictor of course completion and success compared to standardized placement exams.
- In fact, students are more likely to complete transfer-level English and math courses when placed into them directly. View research