Remedial Classes Aren't Helping Thousands Of Michigan College Students

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More than a third of Michigan students enrolling in state colleges take high school-level courses that may not be doing any good.

That’s the conclusion of three separate national studies examining the level and the impact of college remedial classes.

Those studies conclude that many of the 23,000 Michigan students taking remedial courses don’t need them. And those who take the courses seldom end up with a college diploma.

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