Putting Education Reform To The Test

Florida Colleges Will Eliminate Remedial Courses

Florida’s colleges are changing remedial education requirements that often cause students to abandon their studies. The changes are part of a bill approved by lawmakers this year.

For years, men and women wanting to take classes at their local community colleges have been discouraged to learn they must complete a remedial program before enrolling in college-level courses. Almost 200,000 students, including recent high-school graduates, had to take refresher classes in math, reading or writing last school year.

Read more at: www.orlandosentinel.com

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