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Study: Remedial math in high school leads to ‘modest’ boost in college credit

February 19, 2020

Tennessee is among states moving in the direction of allowing students to take co-requisite courses along with college-level courses to reduce the “time tax” of remedial courses and the costs associated with taking courses that don’t come with any credit.

Research has shown students who take remedial courses in college are less likely to graduate. Tennessee also stands out for informing students of their remedial status while they’re still in high school, which can help families be far more prepared rather than being hit with the unexpected in the midst of the transition to college.

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