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Remedial Classes

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 rep...

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...

Experts Say Remedial College Classes Need Fixing

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 07.29.2012 | College

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Each year, an estimated 1.7 million U.S. college students are steered to remedial classes to catch them up and prepare the...