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Remedial College Classes Benefit Students and Society

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Remedial College Classes Benefit Students and Society

Depending on the opinion, one could have been excited or startled by comments President George W. Bush recently made. It was August 29th, and the day had come for him to deliver his “Back-to-School” speech. Always pushing for improving education, the President urged state leaders to look at a new tactic for making the students achieve; he argued against remedial classes in colleges. State leaders across the country, if they had not already done so, began seriously debating the issue of whether remedial classes belonged in the states’ universities and colleges. Indeed, there is a lot to question about the state of higher-education remediation. Some of the first issues that come up are the alarmingly high number of incoming freshmen and other students that need to take a remedial class, which is somewhere around one per every four students (Cloud 60; Ravitch 106). Also important is the significant amount of money governments spent to finance remedial classes, which comes to about one billion dollars per year nationw...

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... “Remediation at the Community College: Pressing Issues, Uncertain Solutions.” New Directions for Community Colleges 117 (Spring 2002): 35-44.

Ravitch, Dianne. “The Fight for Higher Standards.” Forbes 160.13 (Dec. 1997): 106.

St. John, Eric. “Roaring Up From Behind.” Black Issues in Higher Education 17.12 (Aug. 3 2002): 26-31.

Wright, Scott W. “The Ill-Prepared and the Ill-Informed.” Black Issues in Higher Education 15 (Mar. 1998): 12-5.

Wright, Scott W. “This Isn’t Working!” Black Issues in Higher Education 14 (Feb. 1998): 14-15.

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