CUNY Finds Success With Intense Remediation

October 24, 2011

The City University of New York, facing an increasing population of students who graduate from high school, sometimes with good grades, and then are identified as needing remediation in several subjects, is having success with an intensive semester-long program, The New York Times reported. In the CUNY program, students take only three subjects, and work on them five hours a day, five days  week. So far, students are completing the program and then passing out of remedial education at much higher levels than are the norm for remedial programs. CUNY has been working to expand the effort.

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