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

JasonCharleston Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:26 PM
But they graduated 100% of them as democrats so MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.
SMyles Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:46 PM
lol So true. And they need a raise for a job well done right?
pow1000 Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:31 PM

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...