Can remediation succeed at the college level?

About one-third of all freshmen are enrolled each year in a remedial class. Yet current remedial methods are not very effective. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, a mere 17 percent of four-year students enrolled in remedial reading and 27 percent of four-year students enrolled in remedial math go on to earn a bachelor’s degree. A 2010 study says that only half of the students required to attend remedial classes even complete remediation.

Removing the Veil of Ignorance?

A proposed federal bill to better inform potential students could bring the college bubble closer to bursting.

Remediation: Still a Mystery

A Pope Center review of remedial education in the UNC system reveals that no one knows if it is helping the students who take it.