Whereas, The Board of Governors held a study session on basic skills in March 2007, and passed a motion directing the Chancellor to “begin the process of evaluating the implementation of a system-wide uniform, common assessment with multiple measures of all community college students…”;
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopted the paper Student Success: The Case for Establishing Prerequisites through Content Review (Spring 2010)and its recommendations included the need for a paper on multiple measures; and
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges through Resolution 18.01 F13 adopted the position that any common assessment system developed for use by the California community colleges should allow local control both in the selection of multiple measures for use in placement processes and in the manner in which those multiple measures are applied;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the paper Multiple Measures in Assessment: The Requirements and Challenges of Multiple Measures in the California Community Colleges; and
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges urge local academic senates to continue to engage in discussions at their colleges regarding the determination of appropriate multiple measures and placement processes that improve the success of their students.
 This paper is available at http://asccc.org/sites/default/files/Prerequisite-review-fall2010.pdf
 The full text of this resolution is found at http://www.asccc.org/resolutions/use-multiple-measures-common-statewide-assessment-exams