Tag: remediation

Could High Standards Mean the End of Remediation in Higher Ed?

Evidence in Tennessee says yes. Data released this week as part of the Tennessee Higher Education fact book show a significant change in the state’s remediation rates. The percentage of college freshmen who needed math remediation went from 71 percent to 55 percent in the past four years. This means that more students attending higher education...

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Addressing the High Cost of Remediation

The following memo was written by Karen Nussle, Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Success, after President Obama’s State of the Union Address. The full memo can also be found here. The President this week gave the nation a prime time overview of his $80 billion plan to provide free community college tuition. The...

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