Cal State Ditches Remedial Classes

The California State University system is ditching its remedial programs.

Recent data have shown that requiring students with weak English and/or math skills to take noncredit remedial classes before being allowed to enroll in regular courses may not be very effective.

On Wednesday, Aug. 2, CSU Chancellor Timothy White issued an executive order that essentially restructures the way the system’s 23 universities will work on bringing lower-skilled students up to speed.

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