One-third of community college students ‘misdirected’ to remedial classes

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MN Spokesman-Recorder

Sep 21, 12:00 AM

One-third of community college students ‘misdirected’ to remedial classes

Under-placement creates additional barriers for students who are now required to pay for coursework with no credit. A 2016 report by the Education Reform Now showed that remedial coursework cost first-year students and their families nearly $1.5 billion a year in out-of-pocket expenses — expenses that don’t go towards their degrees.

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