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Article on Dev Ed/Remedial Education

Community Colleges Get Creative with Remedial Education

Education Week – September 9, 2010

Record numbers of students are arriving on community college campuses this fall, but a majority of them—nearly 60 percent—aren’t academically prepared to handle the class work. Pushed by federal expectations, tightening budgets, expanding enrollments, and what the foundation-supported Strong American Schools campaign estimated to be a $2 billion-and-rising annual cost for remedial education, community colleges have started experimenting with a range of strategies to address those numbers.

See: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/09/09/03remedial.h30.html?tkn=RQXFv0%2B3wuWs%20%20WyAGD4LmnmT3unYFVtl7U2He&cmp=clp-edweek

One Response

  1. While this article helps to identify some new strategies for engaging students in dev ed., it focuses almost exclusively on traditional aged students. We must also address issues of non-traditional aged students.

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