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

Normal Frank Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 10:17 PM
Keeping people ignorant at all costs is the best way for liberal\progs like Bloomberg to maintain power.
Joseph64 Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 8:16 AM
The Citizens United decision was the correct the decision for the courts to make. Do you even know any of the history? Corporations have most of the same rights as individuals in this country going as far back as 1830 and maybe a few years before depending on which cases you cite as precedent so Citizens United did not do anything new to the country, it merely reiterated what had already been established law from the time of the founding.
greenmaine Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 1:47 AM
Conservatives are no better, what with their vociferous support of "Citizens United" and the untold billions of corporate/big union funds that have bankrolled thousands of politicians. Both the Left and the Right are destroying America, albeit utilizing different means.

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...