Date: May 20, 2013 10:13 AM
Author: Domenico Rosa
Subject: Re: A Rose By Any Other Name...

On 20 May 2013, Haim wrote

<<In the world of education, one politically sensitive topic is the high and rising rate of remediation needed to get high school graduates ready for college level work. The article below makes me think there is a whole lot more remediation going on, but it tends to fly under the radar, so far, because it goes by different names.>>



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http://www.courant.com/news/education/hc-college-readiness-gap-20101027,0,4734787.story

Many State High School Graduates Attending Public Colleges Unprepared

Majority of high school grads at four state universities and community colleges must take remedial classes before starting college work

By KATHLEEN MEGAN, kathy.megan@courant.com

October 27, 2010

The majority of Connecticut's high school graduates who attend the state's community colleges and four smaller universities are not prepared for college work, according to a state-led education group.

The majority of Connecticut's high school graduates who attend the state's community colleges and four smaller universities are not prepared for college work, according to a state-led education group.

At least 72 percent of those attending community colleges require remedial or developmental math or English; for the Connecticut state universities -- Central, Western, Southern and Eastern -- the figure is 65 percent.
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