Investigation: Unneeded Remedial Classes and Unfinished Degrees

As community colleges scramble to reform their remediation programs, many of their customers are still borrowing thousands of dollars to pay for classes that won’t award post-secondary credits.

That’s the discouraging takeaway from Education Next’s long investigation today, in which author Timothy Pratt interviews two SUNY Adirondack students who have spent thousands on foundational coursework that has brought them no closer to graduation than when they started.

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