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Remediation ruminations

Maybe you saw the jubilant news in the paper earlier this week.

Remediation rates for first-time students entering public colleges in Arkansas plummeted by 1.7 percentage points between 2014 and 2015, from 41.4 percent to 39.7. 822 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

News You Should Know: June Round-Up

Our monthly news roundup continues below with June’s highlights.

Is remediation the key to success? A Brookings brief found that as many as seven in 10 students at some higher education institutions take remedial courses in English or math.  309 more words

Turnaround

Week 1: Summer

Started the semester with three new readings and a new activity. The students seemed confused about the actual task: Jot down a few notes about what do you learn about the author from his text. 123 more words