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You Can Try and Deny It, But Our Schools Need to Do Better Preparing Our Kids for College and Career

Peter Cunningham | Posted 05.20.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

The following is a guest post from my colleague, Tracy Dell'Angela, a former Chicago Tribune journalist who has worked for a variety of education poli...

Large Number Of College Students Need Remedial Classes

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 07.25.2013 | College

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

High Schools May Have To pay For Unprepared Graduates

| Jackie Mader | Posted 01.30.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether sch...

Crisis At Miami Dade College

Posted 12.04.2012 | Miami

By Sarah Gonzalez, Mc Nelly Torres and Lynn Waddell, Florida Center For Investigative Reporting Shakira Lockett was a pretty good student in elemen...

GOP Gov: High Schools Should Pay For Graduates' Remedial College Classes

Posted 07.27.2012 | Education

Maine Gov. Paul LePage thinks school districts should be responsible for their graduates' remedial courses in college. So in a plan to improve educ...

On Early College High School and Community College Remediation

John Merrow | Posted 09.08.2012 | Education
John Merrow

I just wanted to drop in and "blog" -- it's mostly a showcasing of videos, hence it being in quotes -- about two of our recent pieces for PBS NewsHou...

Community Colleges Take Different Approach To Remediation

Posted 06.22.2012 | Education

About 1.7 million students nationwide are enrolled in remedial courses at a cost of $3 billion to U.S. taxpayers. These developmental classes -- often...

Unprepared College Freshmen Faced With Remedial Classes

Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

High school graduates may be attending college in record numbers, but that doesn’t mean they are necessarily ready for higher education. Accordin...