What is AB705 & AB1805

College of Alameda’s placement process is compliant with AB705 which is a bill that requires a community college district or college maximize the probability that a student will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and math within a one-year timeframe and use, in the placement of students into English and math courses, one or more of the following: high school coursework, high school grades, and high school grade point average (GPA).

AB 1805 is a bill that requires our college to 1) inform students of their rights to access transfer-level coursework and academic credit English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) coursework, and of the multiple measures placement policies as outlined in AB705 and 2) publicly post our placement results which can be found here.

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