Concern grows as Connecticut colleges to drop no-credit remedial courses

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About 10,000 incoming freshmen at state colleges enroll in no-credit remedial courses across Connecticut every year.

This year, that number will drop to zero.

The courses will no longer be offered at state colleges once Public Act 12-40 goes into effect this fall semester.

Signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2012, the act requires colleges to abandon lower-level, no-credit remedial courses and embed support into entry-level courses or a college-readiness program.

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