Contacts: Clara Potes-Fellow, cpotes-fellow@calstate.edu (562) 951-4806

March 9, 2007

MEDIA ADVISORY

The California State University will discuss the systemwide report about English and Mathematics Proficiency of the First-Time Freshman Class of Fall 2006

Teleconference on Monday, March 12th, at 10:00 a.m.

Speakers:
Gary Reichard, CSU Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Allison Jones, CSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Academic Support

Toll-Free Dial-In Number: (866) 213-2185
Participant Code: 9462614
Please confirm your participation by calling (562) 951-4800

The annual proficiency report provides information on first-year students’ readiness for college. The report shows the percentage of students proficient in English, mathematics and in both subjects. CSU officials will also discuss the role of the Early Assessment Program in improving proficiency rates of high school graduates.

Reporters will be able to access the Fall 2006 Proficiency data by school district and by high school on March 13 at 2:00 p.m.

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