Remedial courses come with steep price tag — and low-income students aren’t the only ones footing the bill
Each year, students cram into lecture halls to take classes that won’t get them any closer to a college degree — shelling out $1.5 billion to learn concepts they should’ve mastered in high school. One in four college freshmen who enroll in college directly after high school enroll in remedial classes. Remedial students who begin at four-year...
By Mark Keierleber | April 6, 2016