How is the local educational system supporting college-bound kids?

2021-06-24T20:11:40+00:00

All high school graduates are not equally prepared for postsecondary education. This finding is especially true for graduates from historically marginalized communities. To prepare these graduates for success in a two- and four-year college environment, postsecondary institutions provide noncredit developmental education courses. These courses are designed to improve the reading, writing, and math skills of first-year college students unprepared for college-level courses. Consequently, high school graduates that might otherwise be unable to attain a higher education can take developmental education courses to better prepare them for college-level course work.ย  Who needs developmental education courses?ย  And why?ย  In general, high school graduates [...]