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What do they do in high school?

Images Here's something for you to chew on as you celebrate the graduating Class of 2007. It's the latest report from OPPAGA, and its title says about all you need to know: "Half of College Students Needing Remediation Drop Out; Remediation Completers Do Almost as Well as Other Students." You don't have to dig past the summary to get this point - 55 percent of all students entering Florida's public college and university systems require remediation in math, reading and/or writing. Only 52 percent of them actually complete the college prep work, taking an average of two years to do so.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:18am]


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