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Almost 80% of NYC High School Graduates Need Remedial Classes Before Attending Community College

Incredulous2 Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 3:58 AM
It's already much too late for inner-city revival of family or educational standards. Monies thrown at these hell-holes, are nothing but an attempt at containment. Yes, the model for inner-city lawless slums, is to simply buy a temporary, fragile and uneasy truce with the intentionally made ignorant denizens who've been "re-educated" into the dependant dregs which comprise the foot soldiers of the Dem/Prog/Lib cabal. My, my, my. Look how well LBJ's "great society"? has panned out. It so lifts the human spirit to see the fruits of any Dem/Prog/Lib cabal member policy once it's had time to effect the desired result isn't it? LBJ's own words express it quite succinctly: "By doing this we'll have the _iggers vote for a hundred years."

Put another way, only about 20 percent of students who graduate high school in New York City are academically prepared to take -- and presumably pass -- college courses. This should be a wake-up call, America (via CBS New York):

Nearly 80 percent of New York City high school graduates need to relearn basic skills before they can enter the City University’s community college system.

The number of kids behind the 8-ball is the highest in years, CBS 2's Marcia Kramer reported Thursday.

When they graduated from city high schools, students in a special remedial program at the Borough...