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ABOUT RCEC

RCEC is a grassroots movement in southern California with diverse cross-sector leadership throughout Riverside County. The RCEC formed in July 2014 in response to participation in a working session at the U.S. Department of Education. Representing members from area school districts, higher education, city/county officials, and private industry, RCEC collectively commits to the following goals geared to increase postsecondary access and attainment in our community through the 2019 school year: Increase percentage of students applying to three or more colleges by 60%, increase percentage of FAFSA completions from 52.3% to 93% through school years 2018-2019, increase the percentage of students enrolling in postsecondary education from 52% to 65%, and increasing the percentage of students who are college ready per the Early Assessment Program (EAP), by 20%.

In In September, 2015, RCEC was awarded a three year Gates Foundation implementation grant to support this work in the RCEC districts with the intent to ‘scale out’ to the rest of our county. Since then, the RCEC ‘hub team’ has been working with the Carnegie Foundation to accelerate improvements in existing educational systems by applying improvement science research to identify and address specific problems.

RACE TO SUBMIT

Race to Submit is challenging high schools in Riverside County to increase their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) submission rates and help students discover the financial aid available to them. Read More

RACE TO READY

Race to Ready is our higher education partner’s commitment to reducing the need for remediation in college, by collaborating with K-12 districts to ensure college ready placement.
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COLLEGE KICKOFF

College Kickoff is challenging students, parents, and schools to promote a college going culture for all students, with a goal to increase the number of Riverside County students applying to three or more colleges and enrolling in the fall. Read More

RACE TO RIGOR

Race to Rigor is challenging high schools in Riverside County to increase student’s access and success in rigorous coursework including UC/CSU A-G, Advanced Placement (AP), Dual Enrollment, and International Baccalaureate (IB) to ensure preparation and academic success in college. Read More

“The path to college starts long before students set on campus”President Obama

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THE RACE IS ON!

SEE HOW YOUR DISTRICT STACKS UP! BELOW ARE THE MOST UP-TO-DATE FAFSA AND DREAM ACT COMPLETION NUMBERS FOR RIVERSIDE COUNTY:

Data represents FAFSA submissions fromJanuary 1, 2016 – March 11, 2016.
Enrollment numbers are based on CAL PADS data as of January 27, 2016.

CURRENT LEADERS
FAFSA + DREAM ACT
COMPLETION PERCENTAGE

  • Large School Winner
  • Medium School Winner
  • Medium School Winner
  • Medium School Winner
  • Medium School Winner
  • Medium School Winner
SAN JACINTO VALLEY ACADEMY
NUVIEW BRIDGE EARLY COLLEGE HIGH
CALIFORNIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
SHADOW HILLS HIGH
WEST SHORES HIGH
VALLEY VIEW HIGH

What Parents Need to Know

Parents stand to benefit significantly from having their student submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have an important role in helping students complete the process.

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Parents find out more about your student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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What Students Need to Know

Students need to know that there is money available for high school seniors to help pay for college and career school, but they won’t know how much they are eligible for unless they submit their FAFSA.

What Students Need to Know

Students find out the appropriate steps needed to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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What Counselors Need to Know

The Riverside County School Counselors Network has compiled resources to help schools increase their student FAFSA submission and completion rates.

What Counselors Need to Know

Need a FAFSA document checklist? Curious about how other schools and communities increased their FAFSA submission rate? Need materials to promote FAFSA completion?

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What Higher Ed Need to Know

The Riverside County School Counselors Network has compiled resources to help schools increase their student FAFSA submission and completion rates. We provide documents and tools at your disposal.

What Higher Ed Need to Know

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OUR RCEC PARTNERS

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Kenneth M. Young

Riverside County

Superintendent of Schools


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Dr. Kim Wilcox

Chancellor
University of California at Riverside

Tom Spillman

Tom Spillman

Dean of Counseling and Student Service

Mt. San Jacinto College

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Dr. Judy D. White

Superintendent
Moreno Valley Unified School District


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Timothy Ritter

Superintendent

Temecula Valley Unified School District

 

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