Thursday, December 11, 2014
Master Plan Idea Can Work
Santa Monica College maintains its hold as California’s number one community college in transferring students to the prestigious University of California system, for the 24th year in a row.
This finding came from recent 2013-14 transfer data released by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office... UCLA continues to be by far the most popular destination for SMC students, with nearly 42 percent of the UC transfers – 444 – going to the Westwood campus...
Full story at http://www.smmirror.com/articles/News/Santa-Monica-College-Maintains-Number-One-In-Transfers-To-UC-LMU-USC/42061
Note that the assumption that there is an inherent barrier to transferring that can be fixed by UC - which seems to be the operating principle of the governor and the legislature - has to be questioned if some community colleges succeed and others don't. Whatever barriers there are exist for all community colleges.