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California Community College Transfer Rates: Who Is Counted Makes a Difference

Citation

Horn, L., & Lew, S. (2007). California Community College Transfer Rates: Who Is Counted Makes a Difference. Berkeley, CA: MPR Associates, Inc.

Abstract

This report by MPR Associates, Inc. is the first in a series of Research Briefs focusing on California Community Colleges and funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The brief presents six views of transfer rates based entirely on students' course taking. The study shifts the focus from students' stated intentions about transfer, which are often uncertain, to their actual behavior in pursuing an educational path that would make transfer possible. Its purpose is to provide data to inform ongoing policy analyses and discussions about transfer