Some community colleges seek to shorten remedial path

07/16/2013 | Diverse: Issues In Higher Education

Many community colleges, such as the Community College of Baltimore County, are shortening their remedial class sequence pipeline in an effort to increase retention and graduation rates. The "co-requisite" program, which combines remedial English and English 101 was implemented six years ago at CCBC, and officials say it is effective. Some critics, however, say the program is not showing as much benefit for African-American students, though efforts have been made to address this issue.

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